1940 Chamber of Commerce - Pictorial map of Palo Alto with Stanford University

SOLD: Superb c. 1940 pictorial map with Stanford University

Title:

A Pictorial Map of Palo Alto and the San Francisco Peninsula

Map maker:

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce

Place and Year:

[Palo Alto], c. 1940

Dimensions:

55.4 x 43 cm (21.8 x 16.9 in)

Technique:

Offset lithograph

Coloring:

Printed color

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

This pictorial map of the San Francisco Bay area covers the region from Santa Clara and Palo Alto north to San Francisco and Oakland. Stanford University is prominently depicted below Palo Alto and local attractions surround the map image.

The map is drawn in a similar style as the "Ride the Roads to Romance" series and contains the portraits of Father Junipero Serra, Father Pedro Font, Comandante Don Gaspar de Portola, and Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza.

The verso contains promotional material related to Palo Alto.

CONDITION NOTES

A near fine example, issued folding. One panel of the verso has remnants of a scrapbook page to which this was apparently affixed.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00342

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