Buildings; Church bells; Church buildings; Landscape drawing; Missions; Pencil drawing; Spanish mission buildings United States; Landscape; Rivers; Views
Signed (lower right corner) pencil sketch of the mission church and surrounding buildings. "The Belfry" is labeled with a depiction of the church bells in the lower center of the drawing. The manilla colored paper used for the sketch is worn,...
California -- Pictorial works; Landscape; Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.); Lake Tahoe (Calif. and Nev.); Mountain passes--Coast Ranges; Aqueducts; Frontier and pioneer life; Ranch life; Voyages and travels; Cattle
One of three books depicting California through art. This collection is comprised primarily of items also located in Visher's Views of California. The book consists of photographed drawings and paintings pasted onto individual pages.
Photograph of a landscape drawing. Complete inscription reads, "Winter's station on the lake about 2 miles ahead, the trapper station 3 miles below. (Charles frozen to death within sight of his home)".
Leather bound portfolio embossed with gold and decorative etching. Contains Vischer's introductory remarks and description of plates. Portfolio includes a title page replicated on the inside book cover and twelve unbound plates.
Mission San Carlos Borromeo (Carmel, Calif.); Landscape drawing; Missions; Spanish mission buildings United States; Views; Cemeteries; Housing; Pencil drawing; Missionary settlements
Pencil drawing of the mission in 1820 and its nearby surroundings on lined paper. Depictions referenced in drawing are: a detailed description of the mission, a fruit orchard, houses of the escort, an artificial lake used to water the orchard, a...