Dec 13, 2018 - Sale 2496

Sale 2496 - Lot 22

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
(CALIFORNIA -- BAY AREA.) Greater Berkeley Land Co. Tapscott Park, the Future Piedmont of Richmond. Color-tinted silver print birds-eye perspective map of Richmond, California surrounded by photo vignettes. 20x35 3/4 inches overall, dissected into 14 segments and mounted to period linen; light wear and abrasions along folds. San Francisco: Nahl Studios, circa 1930

Additional Details

Early 20th-century panoramic view of Richmond, CA showing the Standard Oil Refinery, Ford Motor Company plant, Pullman railroad car shops, Procter and Gamble, and other industrial sites. At the top of the map is a large yellow section for a proposed "Tapscott Park" adjacent to Berkeley Country Club. Photographs of municipal and residential buildings combine with scenes of bustling local industry to frame the map.