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View of San Francisco, 1853

View of San Francisco, 1853
Unknown Maker, View of San Francisco, 1853, Six whole plate daguerreotypes in vintage frame. Collection of the Oakland Museum of California, the Oakland Museum Founders Fund
This panorama, housed in its original frame, reveals that most of the dwellings in the city are wooden structures. Alcatraz Island is also clearly visible. To see how the city has grown in just a short period of time, compare this view with the earlier 1851 panorama.
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