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Title
The Plaza, Portsmouth Square, San Francisco [California]
Creator
Gihon and Butler (Active ca. 1880), lithographer
Date Created and/or Issued
[188-?]
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
Rights Information
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Description
View taken from Kearney and Merchant Streets of proposed plan for Portsmouth Square with sunken design for level park; multi-story, columned walkway surrounding park and central fountain; pedestrians, riders, horses, carriages, and wagons throughout scene; buildings, including City Hall in center, surround plaza.
Printed title (LC). Printed (LL): Lith. Gihon and Butler; (LC, below title): As it should and as it may be, according to the plan proposed by J.J. Chauviteau, Esqre. View taken from Kearney and Merchant Streets.
Type
image
Format
Print on paper: lithograph, hand colored 42 x 50.7 cm., visible image
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf6r29p3v9
BANC PIC 1963.002:1545--FR
Subject
Buildings
San Francisco (Calif.)
Settlements

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