Perhaps it's for the best that San Francisco isn't a town overly stocked with vast, labyrinthine museums of the sort where entire afternoons are required to explore a portion of a smidgeon of a quadrant of a wing. This isn't the ideal place to store irreplaceable artifacts; the Great Quake of 1906 reduced Adolph Sutro's priceless Hebraica collection to a much more... More >>>
All images courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Erstwhile Sheriff Charles Doane glowers in his 1862 portrait. But he'd look worse later that year.