Historic Maps and Views of San Franciscocontains 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.
The perfect gift for lovers of travel, history, or art.
Other titles in this series include:
Historic Maps and Views of Boston
Historic Maps and Views of Chicago
Historic Maps and Views of the Old South
Historic Maps and Views of New York
Historic Maps and Views of London
Historic Maps and Views of Rome
Historic Maps and View of Paris
|Publisher:||Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||10.90(w) x 13.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
For nearly a half-century as the most convenient and reliable source for the history of the world in pictures, The Granger Collection holds millions of images spanning more than 25,000 years of world history, from before the Stone Age to the dawn of the Space Age. The Granger Collection specializes in the history of people, places, things, and events represented in a variety of mediums including photographs, paintings, engravings, lithographs, and more.