ASSASSINATION OF JAMES KING, OF WILLIAM, CORNER OF MONTGMERY AND WASHINGTON STREETS, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.

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Assassination of James King, of William, Corner of Montgmery and Washington Streets, San Francisco, California.

Wood engraving, 1856.
Image size 5 7/8 x 9 3/16" (15 x 23.4 cm).
Good condition. Modern hand color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 91743
Price: $100.00
Publisher : Published by Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. July 19, 1856.
James King was a beloved newspaper editor in San Francisco. He was one of the first entered into the California Journalism Hall of Fame. His death sparked the creation of the Committee of Vigilance, which changed the face of politics in the city. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - United States , California - San Francisco