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1905 Witaker and Ray Wall Pictorial Wall Map of the San Francisco Bay Area

1905 Witaker and Ray Wall Pictorial Wall Map of the San Francisco Bay Area

1905 Witaker and Ray Wall Pictorial Wall Map of the San Francisco Bay Area
1905 Witaker and Ray Wall Pictorial Wall Map of the San Francisco Bay Area. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS - NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: New Relief Map of the Bay Counties. Description: One of the more graphically striking maps of the San Francisco Bay Area to appear in the early 20th century This is a scarce 1905 Whitaker and Ray wall map of the San Francisco Bay Area. The map covers the entire Bay Area, from Napa and San Pablo Bay to San Jose, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz.

Color coding defines Bay Area counties, including Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Sacramento, Contra Costra, Alameda, Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz. The street grid in San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose is evident. San Francisco itself is somewhat exaggerated in scale to illustrate the city's important institutions, street grid, business, and bustling port.

As are major rail lines throughout the region. Topography and forests are stunningly illustrated pictorially engendering a gripping visual effect.

This map may have been inspired by the 1895 Bancroft map of the Bay Counties, but cartographically are unrelated. The map was issued by Whitaker and Ray for the Wilcox Building Commission. The OCLC identifies only a single other example located at Stanford's Bancroft Library.

Size: Printed area measures 42 inches high by 31 inches wide. Some soiling, cracking, and margin loss. If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged.

Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing.

The item "1905 Witaker and Ray Wall Pictorial Wall Map of the San Francisco Bay Area" is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps".

The seller is "geographicusmaps" and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.


1905 Witaker and Ray Wall Pictorial Wall Map of the San Francisco Bay Area