Inscription describes scene as, "A solitary adventure amidst the snowdrifts and precipices of the Sierra Nevada (May 14, 1867) drawn from recollection. The horse rescued next day with the kind assistance of my generous friends of Sierra Valley."
Views of mission ruins in old San Diego. Above: "Ruins of the Presidio of San Diego at the entrance of Mission Valley, 1874". Below: "Distant view of the mission ruins in San Diego, from the river bend [in] Mission Valley (1874/.75)".
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.
California -- Pictorial works; California, Northern; Landscape; Calaveras North Grove Trail (Calif.); Trees; Sequoia (Genus); Coast redwood; Yellow pines; Silver fir; Cypress; Cedar; Oak; Sycamores
The second of three books depicting California through art. Here, Vischer's photographed drawings feature native Californian trees. Roughly three-quarters of the images here may also be found in Visher's Pictorial of California. The book consists...