Lot 22 of 420:
Hand-colored engravings of San Francisco  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$192
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Five scenes of San Francisco and the Bay Area
Author:
Place:
Various places
Publisher:
Date:
[c.late 1800's]
Description:

5 engravings and lithographs, all but one hand-colored, matted. Various sizes, ranging from about 14x22 cm (5½x8½") to 25x36 cm (9¾x14"), plus matting.

A collection of San Francisco and Bay Area related scenes. Mostly hand-colored engravings; some from the pages of Harper's Weekly and similar magazines of the day, others are plates from various volumes. Titles include: "San Francisco, California. - Evening Scene in a Melodeon Variety Entertainment," "Bird's Eye View of Berkeley [not colored],"  "Golden Gate (from Telegraph Hill)," "Children's Park and Playground, San Francisco," and "Tscholovoni Hunters of San Francisco."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some mattings with a bit of edgewear; all engravings appear to be very good or better. Not examined outside of mattings.
 
Item number:
285762
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