Attractive lithograph of the city of Benicia California which was the capital of the State from 1853 to 1854. From the U.S.P.R.R. EXP & SURVEYS CAL; United States Pacific Railroad Expedition and Survey.

Early view of the buildings and waterfront in Benicia, drawn at about the time it was the capital of the State of California.

Benicia was the third site selected to serve as the California state capital, and its newly constructed city hall was California's capitol from February 11, 1853 to February 25, 1854.

A beautiful originally tinted lithograph with figures and a sailing boat in the foreground. Artist Koppel and litho by Sinclair.

Excellent condition

code : M4918

Cartographer : ANON

Date : 1857 Pliladelphia

Size : 17*24 cms

availability : Available

Price : £35

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