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Bird's Eye View of Early Kansas City
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TitleBird's Eye View of Early Kansas City
AbstractUnframed, mounted photograph (20 in. x 40 in.) of a bird's eye view map drawing, location of original unknown. Image extends from the bend in the Missouri River just below the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers to about Woodland Avenue and from the Harlem area just north of the river to about 20th Street. The West Bottoms are fully shown as well as an island in the river. Riverboats are in view as is the Hannibal Bridge. Street names are given but image is blurry and unreadable.
NotesThe MVO (Missouri Valley Oversize) collection contains various types of large size items. Included is art work such as paintings, sculpture, drawings and sketches; photographs, including composite pieces; posters; and other miscellaneous items.
Datecirca 1885
LocationMVO-167F
SubjectBird's-eye views
Maps
Local SubjectMissouri River
Kansas City, Missouri
Harlem, Missouri
West Bottoms
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeArchival Material
Access This ItemThis item is not available online. Appointments are required to view material in the MVO collection. Call 816.701.3427 or write lhistory@kclibrary.org.
Item ID218031
CONTENTdm number37698
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