The fine and delicate tracery of ladies' hands is everywhere visible and flowers abound throughout the hall. The words "California Flowers," of which each letter is gracefully and ingeniously composed of some lovely flower or vine, indicates the skill and cultivated taste of the artist; while the single specimens of our wild California flora appear to live with all the freshness of the originals. A wreath is also most delicately woven. To each of these young ladies is awarded a Certificate of Merit. [P. 99.]
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.