Dec 13, 2018 - Sale 2496

Sale 2496 - Lot 23

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
(CALIFORNIA -- OAKLAND.) Green, Charles. Electric Loop Properties in the City of Oakland, Cal. Lithographed panoramic view of Oakland toward the bay and San Francisco. 19 1/2x27 inches overall, dissected into 12 segments and mounted to period linen; worn and stained, printed verso obscured by cloth backing, conservation possible but extensive. Oakland: Phoenix Eng. Co.; and R.S. Kitchener, circa 1915

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Birds-eye perspective of the Bay Area created as an advertisement vehicle for Oakland real estate agent E.J. Henderson. "Oakland's Population Triples… City is having Wonderful Growth… A Payment of 10% Down and One Per Cent a Month Buys a Choice Building..." An ink stamp outlines the Chevrolet Plant; the site of the World's Fair is shown across the bay in San Francisco.