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"California Emigrants, the Last Day On The Plains"

"California Emigrants, the Last Day On The Plains"

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By: John Andrew (engraver)

Date: 1856, "Ballou's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion"

Dimensions: 15 x 22 inches

This is an original lithograph print engraved by British artist, John Andrew . The  scene depicts a large group of California Emigrants preparing to leave the Plains.  The have just arrived in the neighborhood of a pass of the Sierra Nevada.  The large mounted figure to the right, in the foreground, is the guide of the company. He is sounding the "reveille", to recall stragglers and give them notice that the hour for the march has arrived. It's and interesting and dramatic picture, every group having a little story of its own.

Ballou's Pictorial:  Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion was a 19th century illustrated peiodical published in Boston, Massachusetts, from 1851 to 1859.  The name was changed to Ballou's in 1855, and absorbed the Illustrated News of New York in 1853.  It featured many well-known artists, until it ceased in 1859.

Condition: This print is in A condition.

Inventory #92123

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