PORTLAND OREGON FROM THE HEIGHTS WEST OF THE CITY LOOKING EAST [CAPTION TITLE]

By: Henrichsen, L. C.

Price: $4,500.00

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Book Condition: VG+


Hardback in Very Good+ condition without dust jacket. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. Panoramic photograph comprised of fourteen silver prints, each 7 x 9 inches, for a total size of 7 x 126 inches. Original red cloth boards, gilt stamped. Prints attached to stiff paper mounts. First three prints bound together and attached to front pastedown; final eleven bound together, loose in binding. A remarkable panoramic photograph showing the growing city of Portland, Oregon. The panorama is composed of fourteen silver prints, totalling more than ten feet in length, and depicts the city from the west looking east. The Willamette River runs through the center of the photographs, and Portland is shown rising up on either side, with houses, multi-story buildings, docks, warehouses, and a growing downtown. The hilly topography of the city and surrounding area is clearly demonstrated, and Mount St. Helens can be seen in the fifth panel. The photographer, L. C. Henrichsen, was born in Denmark and moved to Portland in 1861, where he had a long career as a prominent jeweler and optician. A scarce image.

Title: PORTLAND OREGON FROM THE HEIGHTS WEST OF THE CITY LOOKING EAST [CAPTION TITLE]

Author Name: Henrichsen, L. C.

Categories: Photography,

Publisher: Portland, OR, L. C. Henrichsen: 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: VG+

Seller ID: 47753

Keywords: Pacific Northwest Americana Photography