"Preliminary Chart of Entrance to San Francisco Bay California", U.S. Coast Survey
Period: 1856 (dated)
Color: Black & White
38.7 x 20 inches
98.3 x 50.8 cm
Beautiful coastal chart of the San Francisco Bay covering the Marin Peninsula, San Francisco, Mission de Dolores, and the eastern coastline from just above Brookes Island to San Antonio Creek. Very early city plan of San Francisco. Inset Sub-Sketch of Entrance to San Francisco Bay. Sailing directions and soundings.
Remargined at binding side with neatline replaced, and backed with archival tissue repairing a binding tear entering the text at left.