Birdseye Map of Fresno, California (1901)

L.W. Klein's birdseye map of Fresno, California from 1901.

Birdseye Map of Fresno, Cal.
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Date: 1901
Author: L.W. Klein
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If the map is correctly filed, then this birdseye of Fresno [gmap], California was Klein's only work in this idiom; which is a shame, if true. This map is well made.

Done in Britton & Rey's well-trod but handsome ring-of-buildings-'round-the-collar format. It should be noted that many birdseye map companies employed this – I suspect as a way for the city to farm-out financing for the venture – but that perhaps none did it with as much craft as Britton & Rey.

For more maps and images from this period in Fresno's history, visit the California Historical Society.



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