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Stock# 34000
Description

Early lettersheet birds eye view of the town of Springfield, Tuolumne County, California published in Sonora, California and engraved in stone by George H. Goddard, who would go on to become one of California's most important early surveyors.

The view shows Springfield town square, flagpole in center surrounded by scattered dwellings; goats on low knoll in foreground.

The view provides one of the earliest surviving images of this then important Gold Rush town and is very scarce on the market.

Condition Description
Minor foxing and soiling.
Reference
aird 257. Peters, California on Stone, p. 78. Reps, Views and Viewmakers of Urban America 423.