This collection of prints, mostly lithographs (including chromolithographs and colored lithographs), as well as one engraving, primarily portray San Francisco city views, public buildings, and landscapes. Subjects also include San Jose, Stanford University, the U.S. Navy Yard at Mare Island, San Diego, and San Luis Rey. Included is a lithograph stone with an image of San Francisco, 1 volume of the 1854 "Daily Chronicle" plus one loose issue from April 30, 1906.
Floor plan of the first and second floors of the original Palace Hotel in San Francisco, as well as two images of the hotel: "Court View—Palace Hotel" and "Palace Hotel and Lotta Fountain." The floor plan is from a page of the publication California Spirit of the Times and Underwriter's Journal, which was published from 1870-1893.
View of San Francisco from the south. One tent is among the buildings in the foreground, with three men chatting in front of it. Sailing vessels and piers are in the right middle distance. Telegraph Hill is in the background.
Two-sided print. On one side is Ayrshire Farm, the residence of Peter Coutts. Areas of the farm are numbered with descriptive labels in the bottom left and right corners. Low oblique view showing buildings, livestock, carriage, etc. On the other side are 4 smaller images depicting (clockwise from upper left) Hensley House in San Jose, the residence of William Winslow in San Jose, Watkins & Scott's Agricultural Works in San Jose, and John Paine's Livery Stable in Gilroy.
Stockton : J. F. Rosenbaum, Bookseller & Stationer, 1855
Image — 1 print : black and white lithograph
Bird's-eye view of the city of Stockton and river; shows island in center of river channels, sail boats in channel, canoe and row boats on the water; dock with boats and cargo at right; horse-drawn wagon crossing bridge over slough; 20 smaller images of buildings surround the birds-eye view.
View of San Francisco in 1851 drawn from the head of Sacramento Street, with handwritten text about the various views written below the printed image. Text points out locations such as Telegraph Hill, Rincon Point, and Goat Island.