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Gorgeous pre-1906 earthquake map of San Francisco.

Place/Date: San Francisco / 1900
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Title: Faust’s Map of the City and County of San Francisco, California
Technique
Chromolithograph
Dimensions
76 x 61 cm (30 x 24 in)
Identifier
NL-00519
Coloring
Original color
Condition Rating
VG

Description

Fine representation of San Francisco before the great earthquake and fire of 1906, in particularly attractive colors. It depicts many interesting 19th century features of the city, including Sutro Baths and Heights, the railway at today’s Land’s End, old rancho designations, waterworks, new land developments, the Lone Mountain cemeteries, and more.

Cartographer(s)

Galloway Litho. Co. SF

Henry W. Faust

Henry W. Faust issued at least 17 editions of his map of San Francisco both in pocket form (accompanied by a street directory, city guide, or both, or neither) and as wall maps. All editions of this map are uncommon and sought after.

Condition Description

Very nice.

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