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English: San Francisco harbor at Yerba Buena Cove in 1850 or 1851 — with Yerba Buena Island, and Berkeley Hills, in the background.
  • Daguerrotype, from during the California Gold Rush.
Română: Portul San Francisco (Golful Yerba Buena), la 1850 sau 1851; în fundal se vede Insula Yerba Buena. Dagherotip.
Português: Porto de San Francisco (Baía de Yerba Buena), em 1850 ou 1851, com a ilha de Yerba Buena Island ao fundo. Daguerrótipo.
Date or 1851
date QS:P,+1850-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1850-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1851-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
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current23:48, 20 October 2021Thumbnail for version as of 23:48, 20 October 20212,574 × 1,727 (1.3 MB)Durova 2Returning to featured version. The unrestored original tinted so grayscaling is an inappropriate edit. Please discuss on talk page if you disagree.
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16:25, 16 March 2021Thumbnail for version as of 16:25, 16 March 20212,574 × 1,727 (1.09 MB)Yerachmiel Cb&w and improved detail
22:05, 4 March 2008Thumbnail for version as of 22:05, 4 March 20082,574 × 1,727 (1.3 MB)Durova== Summary == {{Information |Description=San Francisco harbor, 1850 or 1851, with Alcatraz Island in the background. Daguerrotype. |Source=Library of Congress CALL NUMBER: DAG no. 1330 |Date=1850 or 1851 |Author=unknown |Permission=yes |other_versions=

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