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1875. San Francisco - California

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San Francisco - California information:

Year of creation: 
Resolution size (pixels): 
 5258x2370 px
Disk Size: 
 2.54532MiB
Number of pages: 
 1
Place: 
 Darmstadt
Author: 

Print information. Print size (Width x height in inches):
Printing at 72 dpi 
  73.03 х 32.92
Printing at 150 dpi 
 35.05 х 15.8
Printing at 300 dpi 
 17.53 х 7.9

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San Francisco - California

Unrecorded 1875 edition of Frederick Hess's fine steel engraved view of San Francisco, with 22 vignettes of San Francisco buildings.

Very rare steel-engraved view of San Francisco with surrounding vignettes of various architectural landmarks of the city including: Nevada Block, Calvary Church, Palace Hotel, City Hall, Grand Hotel, Cliff House, The White House, Corner of Geary and Kearny, Mercantile Library, Oriental Block, Sansome Street, London & S. Fr. Bank., S. Mary's Cathedral, LIck Hotel, Occidental Hotel, Corner of First and Market Street, PMSS Wharf, Montgomery Street, California Street, Murphy Grant & Co. Building and Russ House.

Very little is known about the creator of this rare print, Frederick Hess. He is known to have also produced a lettersheet with different views (Baird 232). Reps locates two copies of an 1874 printing (Library of Congress and the Oakland Museum), but makes no mention of this 1875 printing.

Reps, Views & Viewmakers of Urban America 322 (1874 edition).

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Item information:

Year of creation:
Size:
5258x2370 px
Disk:
2.54532MiB
Number of pages:
1
Place:
Darmstadt
Author:
Frederick Hess.
$14.99

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