Auction 112, Lot 220

"Panorama of San Francisco", Magnus, Charles

Subject: California - San Francisco

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
8 x 4.2 inches
20.3 x 10.7 cm

A beautifully rendered and engraved view of the city from a high vantage point. The harbor is filled with sailing ships, and scores of individual buildings are clearly identifiable. Alcatraz Island is in the background while figures and horses fill the foreground. A very nice and rarely seen view that was originally sold by Charles Magnus, 12 Frankfort Street, New-York.

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Condition: A

Beautiful impression on a full sheet with wide margins and pleasant ivory age toning.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/28/2005

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