"[Lot of 2] A Street in San Francisco [and] San Francisco, California, from the Bay", Illustrated London News
Subject: San Francisco, California
Period: 1866/68 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
Two interesting views of San Francisco from this celebrated London newspaper. The first, published in 1866 (13.5 x 9.5") shows a busy street scene with the cable cars and loads of freight piled in the wide boulevard. The second, published in 1868 (14 x 7") is viewed from the bay with several steam and sailing ships in the foreground. Both include the related article, the second of which describes "the most terrible earthquake…"
Some creases, else fine.