California; Northern Part with insets of San Francisco Bay & Yosemite Valley (1899)
The Century Company
California Northern Part with insets of San Francisco Bay & Yosemite Valley
From: The Century Dictionary & Cyclopedia.
New York: The Century Co., 1899
Original hand-colored lithograph
Paper dimensions: 16.25 x 11.75 in.
A finely detailed map of Northern California with insets of the San Francisco Bay and Yosemite Valley. Highlighting Marin, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Solano and the Merced River. Featuring sections of Oregon and Nevada.
The Century Company was founded in New York City in 1881, publishing periodicals and books. Century's primary publication was The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, which was regarded as the best general periodical of its time during the 1880s and 1890s. The Century’s greatest success was its series of articles on the history of the Civil War. The “War Series” began in November 1884 and continued for more than three years.