Smith, C. L. (illus).
Portland, OR. L. Samuel. 08-23- 1890.
Sixteenth Year. Number 220. August 23, 1890 complete issue of this magazine, 18-31pp, color centerfold lithographic illustration, color lithographic illustrations (front and back covers) plus black and white in-text illustrations, 13 3/4 x 10 5/8 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Small label on front cover to the right of title, minor wear, pencil notation to lower edge of front cover. The magnificent color centerfold illustration is titled: Washington - Street Scenes in Seattle. The upper illustration shows the junction of James and Yesler and Front Street; the lower illustration is a view looking up Second St. from Yesler Ave. The front cover illustration is titled: Oregon - A Mail Carrier in the Forest. Back cover illustration is a political cartoon by C.L.(Clarence) Smith relating to United States foreign policy in Central America "Uncle Sam - It is about time I put a stop to this nonsense, and I need no assistance from you, gentlemen." Many interesting brief articles and advertisements. This seldom seen magazine from the Pacific Northwest evolved from a literary journal in the 1870s into a booster magazine for settlement, and is a scarce source for 19th century views of the Pacific Northwest. Item #46090
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