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Lot 176
Current Auction


"[Lot of 2] Vue de San-Francisco [and] Vue de San Francisco",

Subject: San Francisco, California

Period: 1850 (circa)


Color: Black & White

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A. Vue de San-Francisco, by Le Breton, from Geographie Generale Physique, Politique et Economique, published 1876 (7.9 x 5.0"). This handsome view depicts the city and bay from a hillside vantage. It is based on a Gold Rush-era view by the French artist and naval surgeon Louis LeBreton. The engraving was published in a geography book by L. Gregoire. On the verso is a map of California (4.9 x 6.6") engraved by A. Martin. Condition: Near fine. (A)

B. Vue de San Francisco, circa 1890 (7.9 x 5.9"). This view of San Francisco features some nice architectural detail. The bay appears in the background. The creator's signature appears at bottom left and reads either "Ousso" or "Dusso". Condition: On a sturdy, lightly toned sheet. (B+)



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Estimate: $60 - $80

Sold for: $70

Closed on 6/9/2021