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A fantastic and rare British Admiralty nautical map of the San Francisco Bay area.  It shows the many soundings in fantoms.  Topographical details of the land area, along with elevations of the hillsare are offered.  Both San Francisco and Oakland are shown as well.  Two vignettes picture the Bay Area and the entrance of the San Francisco Bay with Alcatraz as well.  Various corrections of the original chart are noted from 1877 to 1885.

1885 British Admiralty Chart of San Francisco Harbor

SKU: 2416
  • Title

    North America; West Coast; San Francisco Harbour from United States Coast Survey 1877

  • Map Maker Specifics

    British Admiralty, 1885, London

  • Size

    38.3 x 25.5 in. plus margins

  • Condition

    Good-Fair. Nice print on linen backed stock.  Several small pinholes, asmall split, staining and water damp spot in cartouche area in upper right.

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