Frederick Ferdinand Schafer Painting Catalog

Image record 8111

(3) Report that the 1884 Mechanics' Fair paintings will be sold at auction

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Image credit: Stanford University Library. Found by William K. Dick.

Related images: (1) Notice of Schafer exhibition at 19th Mechanics Fair.
(2) Republication of the above notice in an Alameda newspaper.
(3) Report that the 1884 Mechanics' Fair paintings will be sold at auction.
(4) Another, very brief report that Schafer paintings will be sold at auction.
(5) An advertisement of the auction.
(6) A slightly different advertisement of the auction.
(7) A news report of the auction.
(8) Another announcement of this auction, citing 65 paintings.
(9) A daily auction list that includes the auction.
(10) A last-minute news reminder of the auction.
(11) A report after the auction, giving some prices.

Information about this image:
Original: Xerographic copy from microfilm. Published Friday, September 12, 1884, in the San Francisco Evening Bulletin LVIII 135, page 2, column 5.
Scan: Scanned in greyscale at 200 pixels/inch on an Epson V350 scanner.
Adjustments: Image digitally contrast-enhanced and sharpened. Image contains ICC color profile.
Note: The number of paintings to be sold has escalated to "some sixty-five", and some titles listed here do not appear in the list in the Mechanics' Institute Nineteenth Industrial Exhibition. The catalogue mentioned has not been located. A similar article appeared in the Wednesday, September 10, 1884, Alameda Encinal and brief notes appeared in the September 13, 1884 The Argonaut and the September 18, 1884 San Francisco Evening Bulletin. This report is part of a public relations campaign consisting of at least ten newspaper notices, reports, and advertisements. The clippings are numbered (1) through (10).
Calibration: Targets

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