Sheets, Millard (mapmaker).
San Francisco. American Trust Company. No date. Ca. 1950.
Pair of color poster pictorial maps, images 14 3/4 x 21 1/4 inches on sheets size 19 1/2 x 25 inches. Creasing from rolling most visible in the left hand margin, tiny tear at right edge, light wear to extremities, the images are clean and bright. With two text sheets. The accompanying text is titled: "The Pageant of History & Panorama of Today in Northern California. Two Paintings by Millard Sheets Commissioned on its One Hundredth Anniversary by American Trust Company San Francisco. In these Paintings are Mirrored the Past and the Present The Spirit and the Achievement of the Peoples Living in the Great Circle of Lands Surrounding San Francisco Bay." The biographical information on Millard Sheets notes that he "is one of America's most versatile and distinguished painters...Though his widest renown comes from his water colors, he is by no means limited to one technique or approach; he has executed some score of major mural commissions, designed buildings, done illustrations for national magazines, served as technical advisor on motion pictures, and taught and lectured at colleges and universities." Item #54430