Wide Angle:

19th Century Lithographic Views of San Francisco
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While photography was still in its early years, lithographic views showing the growth of cities were also being published.  San Francisco's gold rush boom, followed by development made possible by Nevada silver mining wealth and increased industrialization, is illustrated in these lithographic prints.  Local personalities within the burgeoning metropolis - movers and shakers of various sorts - are also represented.  This exhibition includes works by artists Edward Jump and Eduard Hildebrandt, as well as by Currier and Ives, Bosqui Engraving, and Schmidt Lithograph Company.

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