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California & Oregon Stage Company : carries Wells, Fargo & Cos. express and U.S. mail.


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Image of an eye-level landscape view of Mount Shasta and the Cascade Range in Northern California, as seen in the distance from a mountain pass in a forested area with trees, rocks, a stream, and, in the center foreground, a red 'California & Oregon Stage Company U.S. Mail' stagecoach pulled by six horses and crowded with male and female passengers both in the coach and riding on its roof; one Chinese passenger has a queue hairstyle. | Probable date based on circa date provided in Peters, California on Stone, page 81, and the year of a newspaper article noting, 'We have received a very neat and handsome colored lithograph representing a 6-horse stage of the California and Oregon Stage Company, with a view of Mount Shasta in the distance.' ('Lithograph' in the Pacific Rural Press, 9 November 1872, page 301). 'A. Stein'--text, artist's signature on stone, lower right of image. 'Lith. Britton & Rey S.F.'--text, bottom right margin. 'View of Mount Shasta 14,442 Ft. Above the sea - on C. & O. stage route.'--text, bottom center margin 'Bradley Barlow. / J.L. Sanderson. / James W. Parker. / Chas. C. Huntley. / Proprietors.'--text, bottom left margin. 'E.F. Hooker / Superintendent.'--text, bottom right margin.
Collection: Jay T. Last Collection | Transportation | The Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History, Huntington Digital Library
Medium: 1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 50.48 x 60.96 cm (19 7/8 x 24 in.)