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SAN FRANCISCO. (By M. F. SWEETSER.)
TORONTO AND QUEBEC. (By M. F. SWEETSER.)
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
SAN FRANCISCO :-
1 Natural Bridge, Farallone Islands
ib. San Francisco and the Bay
5 Plan of San Francisco Washington Alley
13 The City Hall
16 Montgomery Street-The Palace Hotel in the Distance
17 Interior of a Chinese Joss-house .
21 The Old Church of Mission Dolores, built in 1776 25 Fisherman's Bay, Farallone Islands
31 ROUEN :The Arms of Rouen
32 Rouen, from St. Catherine's Hill. .to face page
33 Plan of Rouen.
33 Rouen Cathedral (West Front)
36 Tomb of Louis de Brézé.
37 The Church of St. Ouen.
40 The Palais de Justice
44 The Place de la Pucelle .
45 Hótel Bourgthéroude
48 Rue de la Grosse Horloge
49 The Quai des Meules
53 MADRID :The Royal Stables.
55 Plan of Madrid.
57 Aguador on the Puerta del Sol
60 View of Madrid
61 Fountain of Neptune
61 Fountain of the Four Seasons, Prado
65 The Royal Palace .
68 Statue of Philip IV. on the Plaza de Oriente
69 Nurses on the Prado
72 The Armoury
73 Velasquez .
77 The Escorial
.to face page
79 Entry of the Bull-fighters into the Arena .
80 The Bull-fight: Leaping the Barrier .
81 The Plaza de Toros.
82 CAIRO :Old Cairo, from the Isle of Roda.
83 Sphinx from the Serapeum
ib. · Mashrebeeyeh or Lattice Window in Cairo
85 Plan of Cairo
88 Roumeyleh Place, with the Mosque of Hassan
to face page
89 Public Drinking Fountain
89 The Nile at Old Cairo
92 The Tombs of the Caliphs
93 The Nilometer.
95 The Island of Roda .
96 The Great Pyramid and the Sphinx
100 The Second and Third Pyramids
101 Entrance to the Pyramid of Cheops
104 Obelisk of the Temple of the Sun at Heliopolis 105 TORONTO AND QUEBEC:The Arms of Toronto
109 Map of Toronto
113 King Street
116 The Colleges of Toronto :Trinity College .
117 University College .
ib. Upper Canada College Knox College
ib. Normal School Buildings
ib. St. James's Church .
121 The Citadel and Ramparts of Quebec :St. John's Gate .
125 Inside Gate.
ib. Citadel from the Wharf .
ib. Old Hope Gate, Block, and Guard House ib. Kent Gate.
ib. Shell Guns.
ib. Chain Gate.
ib. Plan of Quebec.
128 Dufferin Terrace and Laval University, Quebec
Beaupré and Laurentian Mountains in the
to face page 129 Old French House
129 The Esplanade.
ib. Calèche, or Canadian Hansom
136 Champlain Steps
140 Views in Quebec :Laval University and Grand Battery .
141 The Spot where Montgomery Fell
ib. Beauport Church
ib. Parliament Building
ib. The Seminary
ih. Jesuit College, Fabrique Street (lately demos lished).
ib. The Falls of Montmorenci
145 Martello Tower on the Plains of Abraham
Notre Dame de Fourvières
St. James's Episcopal Church
l'niversity of Chicago
Views in Chicago :-
View in South Park.
Washington Square .
ST. PETERSBURG :-
The Arms of St. Petersburg.
Plan of St. Petersburg ·
The Cathedral of St. Isaac
The Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan
The Nevski Prospect
The Winter Palace .
The Statue of Peter the Great
California-Sir Francis Drake-The Spanish Galleons—The Franciscan Missions-Indians Converted and Dying - The
Russians and the Hudson's Bay Company-Conquest by the United States - Discovery of Gold-The Great Immigration
Race-Earthquakes-Oakland--The Mountains - Golden Gate Park - The Cliff
BOUT midway between Central America and Alaska, and
on a line drawn from the Sandwich Islands to Quebec (nearly equi-distant from either of those points), there is a notable break in the American coast-line of the Pacific. A deep and narrow strait cuts through the ironbound shore, and gives entrance to a spacious gulf, whose waters penetrate for many leagues into a rich and beautiful country, prolific in grain, wine, and gold, and blessed with a climate of wonderful serenity. The peninsula formed
by this gulf on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the JATURAL BRIDGE, FARALLONE ISLANDS. west is nearly forty miles long, with an average width