San Francisco, 1873

San Francisco, 1873
O.W. Gray, Author
color lithograph
Unrestored original condition
Good bright original color and good paper condition for an altogether good example of this map
17 × 14 inches
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This map of San Francisco is from O.W. Gray's Atlas of the United States with General Maps of the World, of 1873, one of the most authoritative and beautifully drawn set of American atlas maps for general use. The CIty of San Francisco in 1873 was the West Coast hub for Pacific steamers from China, Panama and Japan. The India Dock is labeled to the south. The Ferry Terminal is shown for passenger ferry service across San Francisco Bay. This a colorful and informative lithograph map of 19th century San Francisco only a few years after completion of the transcontinental railroad.

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