Fred Lyon captures the essence of San Francisco in this fine art photography notecard set, an extension of his book, San Francisco: Portrait of a City 1940 1960. Twelve different notecards present his stunning midcentury black-and-white photographs in a beautifully produced set. The perfect travel memento or gift for all who love the city, the notecards include highlights beloved by both natives and visitors, including Chinatown, Alcatraz, cable cars, and of course the Golden Gate Bridge."
Fred Lyon has been photographing for 7 decades now, fourth generation San Franciscan, and found his calling in his youth as an apprentice at Gabriel Moulin's Studio before enrolling in Art Center in Los Angeles. Lyon has done photographic work for the Navy during WWII and for numerous fashion and home and garden magazines. Lyon's exhibitions include Palace Legion of Honor, Arts Institute in Chicago, and a LIFE magazine retrospective.