Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2012. Item #26207
Historic Maps and Views of San FranciscoÂ contains twenty-four historic maps and views of San Francisco and its environs? Dating from the 1800s through the present? Ready for framing in a custom format or in a standard 11? x 14? frame. These stunning and fascinating images from The Granger Collection showcase San Francisco when it was still known as Yerba Buena, maps and ariel views of the expansion after the Gold Rush, a turn-of-the century photo of Chinatown at midnight, the Tower of Jewels at the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1915, and the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. Each image's original printing information is provided, as well as additional information that places it in historic context and further illuminates its qualities. Each image is exquisitely reproduced to show off its color and detail..