1891 Matthews-Northrup Co. - Map of San Francisco [missing Marina street names]

Late 19th century map of San Francisco with missing Marina street names

Title:

Map of San Francisco, California

Map maker:

Matthews-Northrup Co.

Place and Year:

New York, 1891

Dimensions:

35 x 27 cm (13.75 x 10.6 in)

Technique:

Lithograph

Coloring:

Chromolithograph

Condition Rating:

VG+

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DETAILS

Handsome map of San Francisco before the 1906 earthquake. Includes a list of important buildings and institutions.

Many interesting features of late 19th century San Francisco are found on this elegant map, including: the cemeteries at Lone Mountain, the Southern Pacific Railroad lines arriving from the southern peninsula, the Alms House Tract (Laguna Honda hospital today), Spring Valley Water Company reservoir, and more.

A prominent 'China Town' is labeled.

Several spurious street names are shown in the Marina, including Tonguin and Lewis. These were planned to be on landfill but were never actually created; Tonguin street is instead Marina Boulevard and Lewis is Marina Green Drive.

CONDITION NOTES

Excellent condition.

IDENTIFIER

NL-00345

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