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AUCTION 20

163. [CALIFORNIA PICTORIAL LETTER SHEET]. [Long Wharf] | Published by Charles P. Kimball, Noisy Carrier’s Publishing Hall, Long Wharf, San Francisco, California. [Baird 137]

Wharf stretches back, center; signs on many buildings (left to right): Pilots Office; W. C. Hoff; office of the Steamer New Orleans [over] White Hall; M. O. Power Produce & Commissions. [over] The Fountain House; Cundell Ce Shipping; Agricultural Depot, Liquors, etc. Noisy Carrier’s Hall on Wharf, at left, but not so identified.

Wood engraving. 16.5 x 22.3 cm, on a sheet measuring 19.5 x 24.4 cm, white wove. Very good. A few minor losses in lower blank margin and remains of old mount on verso along bottom. Reproduced in Baird.

See Lot 160 for notes on the history of California pictorial lettersheets. ($250-500)

Sold. Hammer: $300.00; Price Realized: $352.50

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