The Old Print Shop

View of San Francisco, California. : Taken from Telegraph Hill., April 1850 by Wm. B. McMurtrie, draughtsman of the U.S. Surveying Expedition.

  • ARTIST: Fanny Palmer

  • PUBLISHER: Published by N. Currier N.Y. __ Wm R. McMurtrie, San Francisco.

  • MEDIUM: Two-color lithograph handcolored,

    DATE: 1851.

  • EDITION SIZE: Large folio - image size 14 15/16 x 29 15/16" (38 x 76.1 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: On stone by F. F. Palmer. Drawn by Wm. B. McMurtrie. <BR><BR> Original Best 50 No. 25.<BR><BR> One of the rarest views of San Francisco taken during the height of the gold rush.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color, save for a tear in the left margin into image 3/4 inch, and some discoloration in the outer margin.

  • REFERENCE: Conningham #6409. Gale 6922.