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Fresno County California, Perrin colonies
Alternative Title
What the Fresno County Board of Trade says
H.S. Crocker & Co., printer
Fresno County (Calif.). Board of Trade, publisher
Last, Jay T., donor
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History
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Image of a promotional map advertising colonies in Fresno, California by real estate broker Dr. E.B. [Edward, Burt] Perrin. The map is printed on both sides and opens up to two pages of text, with four printed pages total. The front page is titled “Fresno County California, Perrin Colonies,” in a red decorative ribbon. Above the ribbon are two vignettes of views in Fresno. The view on the left is titled, “Orange Grove Farm. 7 miles NE of Sanger, on the Kings River. Property of Joseph Burns.” The vignette on the top right is titled, “Caledonia Vineyard, Fresno. Alex Gordon.” To the right of the title is an image of green grapes with text that reads, “A Bunch of Fresno Co. Grapes.” Below the title are inset cadastral maps of Perrin Colonies 2, 4, and 5. Also shown is an inset map showing 10 acres of raisin vineyards. Near the maps is text that reads, “Compliments of Vincent, Chittenden, Cole, Sharp & Gordon, 113 1 Street, Fresno, Cal.” The bottom of the print includes four more vignettes decorated around ribbons and grapevines. The vignette on the left corner is an inset map of California with a finger shown pointing at Fresno, which is colored in blue. Other vignettes include an image of hanging grapes titled, “Grapes Raised by B.F. Moore,” orange groves titled, “Fulton c. Berry’s Orange Trees. Fresno, Co.,” and a view of Fresno City. Opposite the cover of the flyer (the back page of the foldable flyer) is a cadastral map of Fresno. In red coloring, the map indicates properties owned by Dr. Perrin and others, and shows properties marked Perrin Colony 1-5. Also in red is a region titled Rancho Laguna de Tache. Relief on the map is shown with hachures. The verso (interior pages of foldable flyer) includes printed text in eight columns headlined, “What the Fresno County Board of Trade Say,” and was published by the Consent of Fresno County Board of Trade, Fresno, California. S.H. Cole is listed as secretary, and Thomas E. Hughes is listed as President. The text promotes properties in Fresno and provides facts about farming, agricultural products, climate, health, vineyards, government, grapes, and raisin industries within the city.
Probable date based on editions described at archives and libraries. Another edition of this print can be found at the Huntington Library's Rare Books Maps Collection. “Lith. H.S. Crocker, S.F.”—text, bottom left corner of cover. also printed on left corner of opposite page. “Compliments of Vincent, Chittenden, Cole, Sharp & Gordon, 113 1 Street, Fresno, Cal." --text, in stone, at center of cover image. Also printed in red stamp on opposite page. “Apply to D.R. E.B. [Edward Burt] Perrin. 402 Kearny Street, San Francisco, California –text, top of page, slightly off center in stamp. Also stamped on opposite page towards upper right corner
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 71.12 x 106.36 cm (28 x 41 7/8 in.)
Agricultural colonies--California--Fresno County--Maps
Fresno (Calif.)--Maps
Fresno County (Calif.)--Maps
Real property--California--Fresno County--Maps
Fresno County (Calif.)--Description and travel
Maps. (gmgpc)
Lithographs--Color--1875-1900. (gmgpc)
Fresno (Calif.)
Jay T. Last Collection
Travel & Exploration
Large Size
The Jay T. Last Collection of Graphic Arts and Social History, Huntington Digital Library
RB 404637

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