Auction 126, Lot 256

"Mission of San Diego", Koppel, Charles

Subject: California, San Diego

Period: 1855 (circa)

Publication: Report of Explorations in California for Railroad Routes…

Color: Hand Color

9.2 x 6.5 inches
23.4 x 16.5 cm

This charming scene of San Diego is one of the earliest printed views of the mission. The mission was the location of San Diego's first military post and it was occupied by the Army from 1847 to 1857. The lithograph is based on the drawing by Heinrich Moellhausen for the railroad survey by Lt. R.S. Williamson.


Condition: A

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 12/3/2008