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Scarce early Catalina Island promotional brochure, issued by the Wilmington Transportation Co.

The brochure opens to reveal a panoramic view of Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, served by Steamers of Wilmington Transportation Line, Banning Line, the Cabrillo and the Hermosa.

The view shows Avalon and the harbor from a high hillside vantage point, illustrating its hotels, buildings, piers, etc.

The promotional text describes the island and its recreational features, with photos of the SS Cabrillo, Avalon Promenade, Sport Fish, Bathing scenes, Porter's Catalina Band, etc.