Auction 116, Lot 242

"San Francisco Peninsula", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: California, San Francisco

Period: 1869 (dated)


Color: Black & White

17.5 x 28 inches
44.5 x 71.1 cm

A very detailed map that shows the peninsula from the location of today's San Francisco International Airport here labeled Milbrae Station, and up to the city of San Francisco. The San Francisco and San Jose Railroad is shown leading into the city. The Cliff House at Pt. Lobos, the Presidio, Mission de Dolores, the large Green House Race Course, and many other interesting points of interest are noted. There is excellent detail of the city's street layout with the islands of Alcatraz and Yorba Buena detailed. Many coastal features are listed, including Point San Pedro, Fort Point, Black Point, Point San Quentin, Hunter's Point, Sierra Point and Point San Bruno. Remarkable detail for this period.


Condition: B

Toned along a couple folds with archival tape on verso to close fold splits and a few short marginal tears.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $210

Closed on 9/20/2006