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1888 Mechanics Institute, San Francisco, CA, “Twenty-third industrial exhibition of the Mechanics’ Institute of the city of San Francisco”, August 7 – September 15.

August 7, 1888

ECA record control number: 24955

Record level: Listing

Record type: Exhibitions

Exhibition type: Group show

Exhibition name: Twenty-third industrial exhibition of the Mechanics’ Institute of the city of San Francisco

Exhibition host name & location: San Francisco, CA

Exhibition dates: August 7 – September 15, 1888

Exhibition additional location & dates (for travel exhibitions): -none-

Exhibition sponsor: Mechanics’ Institute of the city of San Francisco




Copy after CHARDIN
Cape Ann sands
A gray day
Cod fish

Report of the twenty-third industrial exhibition of the Mechanics’ Institute of the city of San Francisco, held at the Mechanics’ Pavilion, from the 7th day of August to the 15th day of September, inclusive, 1888. San Francisco: P. J. Thomas, printer, 505 Clay Street, 1888. 195 pages.
Indexed Alphabetical list of exhibitors and articles exhibited (pp. [34]-60b); Catalogue of the Art Department (pp. [61]-72); Classified list of articles exhibited: Class 39: Paintings in oil and water colors; Class 40: Keramics, art glass works, statuary and carving; Class 41: Photography, engravings, original drawings, etc. (pp. 157-61); Reports from standing committees: Music, decoration and art (pp. 188-89).
Notes “Our Art Gallery averaged better in quality of pictures than the two preceding Fairs, in spite of the fact that $1,000 is the amount set aside for premiums of the State Fair, and that they were enabled to secure more of the works of the Local Artists than heretofore (pp. 182-83).”
Copies The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley: xF869.S3M43 v. 11; California State Library, California History Room: 369S19m 23; Mechanics’ Institute Library: 606 M48r.”




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