Auction 133, Lot 208

"[Lot of 2 - California Views]",

Subject: California

Period: 1850-68 (dated)

Publication: Illustrated London News,

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.5 x 16 inches
26.7 x 40.6 cm

Two sheets from this important London newspaper with wood engravings of San Francisco and Sacramento. The first (San Francisco, California, from the Bay) showing the city in the aftermath of the earthquake on September 21, 1868. The second sheet contains four views (San Francisco, California, General View; Blay-Place, San Francisco; Political Meeting at San Francisco; Sacramento, General View). These views show the cities bustling with activity during the California Gold Rush. Size is for the full sheet.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $1,100

Closed on 9/1/2010

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