May 17, 2018 10:00 AM PDT Gallery


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Fred Brown Drawing of the Steamer, "Humboldt" - Capt. Martin A. Brandt

Framed hand colored pencil drawing of passenger steamboat, "Humboldt" by Fred Brown. Dimensions: (sight) 11.5"h x 17"w; (framed) 13.25"h x 19"w. The Humboldt ran between San Francisco and Eureka roundtrip in five days. At that time there were no jetties and the seas were very rough. Family handwritten note affixed verso states, "...the steamer Humboldt built at Bendickson yard on Humboldt Bay. She was built about 1889. Dad was Captain of her until his leg was badly broken..." Captain Martin A. Brandt was the Captain of the Humboldt from 1893. Provenance: Direct descent from the Brandt family. Processing and shipping within the continental U.S. $45.00 plus 1.5% replacement cost insurance. Please note we do not accept credit cards.

Condition:

Toning overall. Few minor creases upper half. Did not examine out of frame. Witherells strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherells. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions.

Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$148
05/17/2018

 

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherells. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions. Accepted methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments.