Lot 193: ADOLPH TREIDLER (1886-1981). CALIFORNIA / WELLS FARGO SINCE 1852. 1917. 35x55 inches, 90x cm. Seiter & Kappes Litho. Co., New York.
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
ADOLPH TREIDLER (1886-1981) CALIFORNIA / WELLS FARGO SINCE 1852. 1917.
35 3/4x55 1/4 inches, 90 3/4x 1/4 cm. Seiter & Kappes Litho. Co., New York.
Condition B / B+: restored losses, repaired tears and creases in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds.
One in a series of national vistas that appeared on Wells Fargo delivery trucks. From their founding in 1852, when Henry Wells and William G. Fargo opened up their first "Express and Banking House" in San Francisco, Wells Fargo stagecoaches were recognized and trusted courriers of mail, packages and money.