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Stock# 30348
Description

Scarce view of the town of Yakima, Washington, as it appeared in 1885.

The view shows a plan of the City, naming streets and identifying 67 early structures. The map is surrounded by views of early buildings, including the Block House at Ft. Simcoe (1856), J P Mattoon Cabin (1870), the oldest surviving house in Yakima, and a number buildings which then existed in 1885, along with other indigenous scenes.

The view was prepared as a Souvenir for the Yakima Frontier Days, May 17-19, 1935.

The view is listed in Reps, Views & Viewmakers of Urban America, #4205, locating 2 example, both in Yakima.