The California Gold Rush put San Francisco on the map for tens of thousands of Americans and immigrants from around the world who were in search of buried treasure. What was once a small settlement became a boomtown connected to the rest of world by sea and rail.
The pioneering and entrepreneurial outlook that helped San Francisco recover from the devastating earthquake and fire of 1906 is a quality that is still palpable in the city today.
These porcelain plates measure 12” across. Key buildings are represented with persimmon icons, while bodies of water and public spaces are shown in blue and green. Each plate is boxed and includes a key to the buildings and spaces included on the plate.