Auction 129, Lot 248

"Panorama of San Francisco", Magnus, Charles

Subject: San Francisco, California

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
8 x 4.2 inches
20.3 x 10.7 cm

A beautifully rendered steel 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 people and horses fill the foreground. A very nice and uncommon view of the city that was produced by Charles Magnus, 12 Frankfort Street, New-York.

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Condition: A

A little foxing in generous margins.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $120

Closed on 9/23/2009

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