Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion

1852. Two sheets with several engravings.
Approximately 15-1/2 x 10-1/2, in plastic sleeve. A trifle browned, else fine.

One image is of "Bridge Across the American River at Leslie's Ferry, California", a large scene showing a wooden superstructure for the bridge and a building on the bridge at one end. Another image shows a "Miner on a Prospecting Tour", another "View of Sacramento Cemetary". The text talks about the epidemic of cholera in Sacramento in 1850. The second sheet shows five images of people, "A Native Indian Chief', "Indian Squaw and Children", "A California Senorita" (smoking a cigarette!), "A California Vaquero" and "A Chinaman en Route for the Mines".

Price: $40.00
SKU: 8706
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