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Looking down California Street Toward Market. San Francisco, Calif. A San Francisco cable car ride is an Experience! You sit on long seats facing the sidewalks and as you begin to climb impossible hills, the city seems to coast down upon you. You scale one height to find another before you, but finally arrive atop Nob Hill, location of the homes of early California millionaires. Today it is the location of Grace Cathedral, numerous magnificent apartment houses, exclusive clubs and famous hotels.

Physical Description

One linen postcard with divided back published by Stanley A. Piltz, Company, San Francisco, California, “Pictorial Wonderland” Art Tones Series and printed in the United States by "C.T. Art Colortone" made only by Curt Teich and Company Inc., Chicago, Illinois.

Condition

Unused

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California–San Francisco County–San Francisco

Publisher

Stanley A. Piltz, Co. “Pictorial Wonderland” Art Tones Series

Printer

Curt Teich & Co.

Printing Process

Chromolithography

Technique

Artist rendering

Date Issued

1930-1955

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Publisher Series

110

Postcard Collection Number

San Francisco County-18

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

316 KB

Image Format

Image/Jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Cop-Darc\Postcards\Linen Postcards\US CA San Francisco\SF-18A

Copyright

This postcard may be protected by copyright law. It is being made available for non-commercial, personal, educational, and research use only. It is the responsibility of the user to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) or heirs for any other use.

Keywords

Business Districts (San Francisco, California), Chinatown (San Francisco, California), Stores & Shops, Cable Railroads

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