Auction 165, Lot 214

"Mission of San Diego", Koppel, Charles

Subject: San Diego, California

Period: 1856 (circa)

Publication: Report of Explorations in California for Railroad Routes...

Color: Hand Color

9.3 x 6.5 inches
23.6 x 16.5 cm

This charming scene of San Diego is one of the earliest printed views of the mission. The mission was the location of San Diego's first military post and it was occupied by the Army from 1847 to 1857. This tinted lithograph is based on the drawing by Heinrich Moellhausen for the railroad survey by Lt. R.S. Williamson.


Condition: B+

Minor toning and soiling mostly in the blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $130


Closed on 11/15/2017