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Henrichsen, L.C.
Portland Oregon - From Heights West of the City Looking East, a Panoramic View
1903. Large 8vo. Gilt lettered red cloth. A 14-part panorama titled "Portland, Oregon, From Heights West of the City Looking East." Showing the mountains, city scape, and the river of the great Northwest city. Silver prints, 12 measuring 7x9 and 2 measuring 7x7 3/4 inches (17.8x22.9 and 17.8x19.7 cm.), overall size 7x123 1/2 inches (17.8x313.7 cm.), with the photographer's credit and the date in the negative, and with a rule, number, and a caption printed on the mounts recto; each panel joined on verso. This rare panorama is not often seen on the market; A stunning view of turn-of-the-century Portland, Oregon depicting a west to east view with the Willamette River prominent throughout. The photo, taken from a high vantage point looking east, shows a vibrant city of growth and industry with multiple multi-story buildings, prominent churches and an active waterfront. Good condition, rear hinge split, rear cover worn. All photos present. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: David Morrison Books [Portland, OR, U.S.A.]
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