Detail View: David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Covers: A cartograph commemorating Southern California's third air mail anniversary April 17, 1929

Author: 
White, Ruth Taylor
Author: 
Western Air Express Corporation
Date: 
1929
Short Title: 
Covers: A cartograph commemorating Southern California's third air mail anniversary April 17, 1929
Publisher: 
Western Air Express
Publisher Location: 
Los Angeles, Ca.
Type: 
Covers
Obj Height cm: 
14
Obj Width cm: 
19
Note: 
Pictorial map, 24x20.5 folded into self cover 18.5x10.5, with its original air mail envelope "A cartograph commemorating Southern California's third air mail anniversary April 17, 1929. Date estimated. When opened a 2-dimensional airplane pops up above the map. Shows buildings, scenic areas, points of interest, missions, boats, fish and in the ocean, land and water activities. This is a promotional map for Western Air Express airlines. with text on cover of brochure: "Three years old! and one hundred times around the world! A whimsical reminder that now you are only a hop, skip and jump from Sunny Southern California, if you travel by air. Incidentally, Western Air Express air-mail planes have flown 2,500,000 miles -- 100 times around the world -- between Southern California and Eastern points, with a performance 99.6% perfect. Now that it is so easy to come to California, come often. A hand written note on verso of map.
Subject: 
Pictorial map
Subject: 
Airlines
Full Title: 
(Covers to) Cartograph of Southern California : showing how the land of sunshine has become so air-minded that everybody flies hither and yon and yon and hither. Cartograph by Ruth t. White. (cover title) Three years old! and one hundred time around the world.(envelope title) A cartograph commemorating Southern California's third air mail anniversary April 17, 1929.
List No: 
8253.002
Series No: 
2
Publication Author: 
White, Ruth Taylor
Publication Author: 
Western Air Express Corporation
Pub Date: 
1929
Pub Title: 
Cartograph of Southern California : showing how the land of sunshine has become so air-minded that everybody flies hither and yon and yon and hither. Cartograph by Ruth t. White. (cover title) Three years old! and one hundred time around the world.(envelope title) A cartograph commemorating Southern California's third air mail anniversary April 17, 1929.
Pub Note: 
See note field above.
Pub List No: 
8253.000
Pub Type: 
Separate Map
Pub Height cm: 
19
Pub Width cm: 
11
Image No: 
8253002.jp2
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Authors: 
White, Ruth Taylor; Western Air Express Corporation