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Tremendous excitement! : Samuel Whittaker and Robert McKenzie rescued from the authorities and hung by the vigilance committee on Sunday, August 24th at 3 o'clock p.m. in the presence of fifteen thousand people.

Author:
Justh, Quirot & Co. [Browse]
Format:
Visual material
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[San Francisco: Justh, Quirot & Co., August, 1851]
Description:
1 print (pictorial lettersheet) : lithograph, b&w ; 21 x 27 cm.
Summary note:
Pictorial lettersheet view of crowd watching hangings carried out by the first (San Francisco) vigilance committee of 1851.
Notes:
  • Title from text printed below image.
  • Spelling of "Furniture" on sign in this image differentiates it from a variant in the Robert B. Honeyman collection (BANC PIC 1963.002:151) with spelling "Fourniture."
  • WA copy: On blue wove paper with blank conjugate leaf attached.
Provenance:
Related to Baird, California's Pictorial Lettersheets, No. 274.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Pictorial works.
  • Lithographs.
  • Pictorial lettersheets.
  • Lithographs 1850-1860.
Place name(s):
United States California San Francisco.
OCLC:
79432874
Other views:
Staff view