Auction 127, Lot 258

"Preliminary Sketch of Santa Barbara California", U.S. Coast Survey

Subject: California

Period: 1853 (dated)


Color: Black & White

16.8 x 13.8 inches
42.7 x 35.1 cm

This chart provides excellent detail along the coast and inland to include individual city buildings in the street plan of Santa Barbara. Las Salinas, The Mission, the Observatory on the coast, Point Castillo, and more are located. At lower left the bird's-eye "View of the Town and Mission of Santa Barbara" is from the sea. This is the only Coast Survey work done on Santa Barbara. Blank verso.


Condition: B+

Toned along the horizontal fold and a tiny tear at binding trim just into neatline.

Estimate: $120 - $140

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/25/2009