You are looking at an absorbing image of San Francisco, formerly Yerba Buena, in 1846-7 before the discovery of gold. It was created in 1884.
San Francisco Calif.
"Designed & copied from views taken at the time." Lower margin indexed to highlight key attractions in the area. Beautiful view showing sailing ships in the bay.
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