Auction 157, Lot 260

"[Untitled - Views of San Francisco and Sacramento]", Illustrated London News

Subject: San Francisco & Sacramento, California

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.8 x 16 inches
27.4 x 40.6 cm

This sheet contains four views of San Francisco and Sacramento. The top is a lovely view of San Francisco apparently as viewed from the south, with exaggerated mountains depicted to the north in present-day Marin County. There are also two views of city streets in San Francisco, including Blay-Place and a political meeting taking place on the streets. The bottom view shows the port of Sacramento along the Sacramento River. The views are accompanied by text about the two cities. Published on October 19, 1850.

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Condition: A

Clean and bright with one tiny tear in the top view.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/4/2016

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