Berkeley, California – PBA Galleries announces the collection of California collector George E. Steinmetz to be auctioned on May 7th, 2020. The sale will be PBA’s first return to the live auction format after the hiatus required to safely observe Berkeley’s shelter-in-place restrictions. The late Steinmetz of Benicia, California collected
It is perhaps inevitable that our quarterly roundup of books about books is heavy on heavy books, i.e. oversized, coffee-table tomes, the kind you might give or wish to receive as a holiday gift. Nevertheless, all are useful and beautiful additions to a book lover’s shelves.
Kansas City, Missouri — From the moment the first cry of “Gold!” was heard at Sutter’s Mill in 1848, thousands of people made the journey to California to find their fortune. Daguerreotypists also made their way west, not in search of gold, but to capitalize on the ready market of potential customers. Golden Prospects: California Gold Rush Daguerreotypes opens at