Fresno, California. Fresno County Chamber of Commerce. No date. Ca. 1910s.
Color pictographic / pictorial map, 25 1/4 x 39 inches folding to pamphlet 9 3/4 x 4 inches as issued, text and 16 x 21 1/2 inch map on verso. Several archivally repaired splits along folds, most short but one is 3 inches long, a few lightly abraded areas and 1/8 inch areas of paper loss at fold intersections, light soiling to verso. The detail image shows the two largest areas of paper loss. This impressive bird's eye view map, covering the areas of San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings and Kern, is bordered by black and white photo illustrations and color vignettes of important local landscapes, architecture and areas of industry and agriculture such as Yosemite National Park, Orange Grove, Typical Homes and Artesian Wells, Oil Fields, San Joaquin. Verso features: Automobile Road Map of Fresno County, Yosemite Valley, Huntington Lake, General Grant National Park, Sequoia National Park. A splendid image of a booming California of 100 years ago. Item #41490