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Lot 147: Lithographed Bird's-eye view of San Diego in 1876
05 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Bird's-eye view of San Diego, California, 1876, from the northeast, looking southwest. Edwin S. Glover (active ca. 1876-ca. 1877), A.L. Bancroft & Company (active ca. 1872-ca. 1973), lithographer. Lithograph. San Diego: Schneider & Kueppers, 1876. 28 x 20 inches visible, 34 x 26 inches framed. Showing the central portion of the city, with the actual improvements; San Diego Bay and Peninsula, the Entrance to the Harbor, Point Loma and the Los Coronados Islands, twenty miles distant in the Pacific Ocean. [to right of title] The County Seat of San Diego and the proposed Terminus of the Texas Pacific Railroad. Present population, about 4,000. A thriving commercial town; publishes two newspapers, the ?San Diego Union? and ?World? weekly and daily editions.
Artist or Maker: Edwin S. Glover
Literature: Lithograph on paper