Several pictures are presented, most of which are showy, conspicuous productions, betokening more of that regard for display, which perhaps the times demand, than love of the art. An exception, however is found in the portrait of Dr. J.M. McNulty, which is not only a most faithful likeness, but a fine work of art; and to this, as the best portrait exhibited, is awarded a Diploma. [P. 96.]
Report of the First Industrial Exhibition of the Mechanics' Institute of the City of San Francisco, held at the Pavilion of the Institute, from the 5th to the 20th September, A.D. 1857; to which is prefixed a Brief Outline of the Origin and Progress of the Association, with its Constitution, By-laws, etc. San Francisco: Printed at the Franklin Office 1858.