"Birdseye View of Puget Sound Country and Vicinity",
Subject: Puget Sound, Washington
Period: 1910 (circa)
Color: Printed Color
19.9 x 13.7 inches
50.5 x 34.8 cm
This very attractive map was produced for the Puget Sound Navigation Company and was distributed to the ferry lines' passengers. The map shows railroads, auto roads and electrical lines. A list of 69 towns with their distances from Seattle is noted along the left border. On verso is a romantic narrative describing the "Beauties and Wonders of Puget Sound", complete with nearly a dozen picturesque black and white photographs of the natural settings within the Sound. Map folds into colorful decorative self-wrappers depicting bathers on the beach with snow-capped mountains in the background.
Issued folding with several small fold separations that have been mostly closed on verso with archival tape.