Auction 142, Lot 217

"A Street in San Francisco", Illustrated London News

Subject: San Francisco, California

Period: 1866 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

13.6 x 9.4 inches
34.5 x 23.9 cm

This lovely view of San Francisco is based off of a series of sketches made by Prussian painter E. Hilderandt during a world tour. The view shows a busy street scene with cable cars and loads of freight piled in the wide boulevard. On verso is an article related to the view.


Condition: A

A fine impression on watermarked paper with a few faint spots of foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 11/28/2012