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Map of San Francisco showing Principal Streets and Places of Interest.
San Francisco.: Harrison Godwin.. 1927.. Color pictorial map (lithograph), image 25 7/8 x 32 1/4 inches on sheet 27 x 34 inches. Professionally mounted on linen backing. Single pinhole in each corner, faint toning to upper left corner; very good condition. A huge color lithographed pictorial map by Harrison Godwin depicting San Francisco from the Pacific Ocean to the San Francisco Bay, enlivened by comic figures capturing the life of the city. Districts include the Sunset, Richmond, Hayes Valley, Mission, Portrero and downtown districts. There are pictographs of places of interest and iconic landmark buildings, plus two inset maps: of San Francisco "marking some of the early historical events" and of San Francisco Bay and Vicinity. Plaques list "Principal Down Town Theaters", "Principal Down Town Banks", and along the lower edge are cartoon images of historical events, etc. At upper left the image of an aeroplane commemorates the "First Successful Aeroplane Flight San Francisco to Honolulu June 28th 1927" and the "Dole Air Race San Francisco to Honolulu Aug. 16th 1927". In the following year Godwin produced a similarly informative and engaging Map of Hollywood. .
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