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Auction 147, Lot 201

"Sketch of a Plan and Section of a Breakwater", U.S. Government

Subject: Santa Barbara, California

Period: 1870 (dated)


Color: Black & White

12.1 x 18.3 inches
30.7 x 46.5 cm
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This uncommon map of Santa Barbara extends inland to include the Mission and "Ruined Village." Topography is well depicted and numerous soundings are noted in the Pacific, which is shown to have "thick kelp." At bottom is a diagram showing tidal elevation.


Condition: A

Issued folding with a hint of toning along folds.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $190

Closed on 11/20/2013