Lot 386 of 395:
Model Yacht Sailing on Spreckles Lake c.1910  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Panoramic photograph of model boats on Spreckels Lake in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park

Author:

Place:
[San Francisco]

Publisher:

Date:
[c.1910]

Description:

Vintage panoramic photograph, 39.5x120.5 cm (15½x47½"), linen backed.

Charming image of the model sailboats on Spreckles Lake in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. An elderly gentleman launching (or retrieving) his model sailboat with a long bamboo pole in the foreground at the right of the image, children at play, picnickers, families, couples and others enjoying the park on the path surrounding the lake. The lake is still today home of the San Francisco Model Yacht Club.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some soiling, evidence of prior matting and framing, a series of small holes around the edges; good.


 
Item number:
237677
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