1917 Munsell Chase Map of San Francisco, California

SanFrancisco-chase-1917
$250.00
Map of The City and County of San Francisco.
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1917 Munsell Chase Map of San Francisco, California

SanFrancisco-chase-1917

Uncommon map of San Francisco by the artist Arthur Reichert.

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Title


Map of The City and County of San Francisco.
  1917 (dated)    16 x 18.75 in (40.64 x 47.625 cm)     1 : 30500

Description


An unusual two-color 1917 map of San Francisco drawn by Arthur Reichert. The map was issued by J. Munsell Chase and sold by the Holmes Book Company of 152 Kerney Street and 70 Third Street, San Francisco. Them map names all streets, parks, and important piers. Green circles radiant from the Passenger Ferry Slips in half mile increments. Chase first issued this map in 1913. The present offering has been updated and revised to 1917.

Cartographer


Arthur Joseph Reichert (February 15, 1889 – August 19, 1963) was a California based illustrator and artist active in the first half of the 20th century. Reichert was born in Oakland, California. He studied painting at the San Francisco Art Institute from 1909 to 1912. He served in Europe during World War I, after which he returned to Oakland where he established himself as a commercial artist. Reichert died in Sacramento, Californian on August 19 of 1963. His work includes nudes, portraits, maps, and landscapes.

Condition


Good. Professionally restored with splits and tears repaired. Backed on archival tissue.