HENRICHSEN, L.C. Portland Oregon -- From Heights of the City Looking East. 14-part panororama. Portland, OR: L.C. Henrichsen, 1903.

4to. 14 accordion-bound silver gelatin photographs forming a single panoramic view. (Slightly warped, light toning, occasional water staining.) Original publisher's illustrated red coated-cloth gilt (light scuffs, stain at top edge, some restoration, rear board warped). 

FIRST EDITION. Each silver gelatin photograph (7 x 9 in.) for a total panorama stretching to 126 inches. Each photo is mounted on numbered and double-ruled cardstock measuring 9 x 9 1/2 inches, attached on the verso with binder's tape. Photographer's credit and date in negative. 

A stunning view of turn-of-the-century Portland, Oregon depicting a west to east view with the Willamette River prominent throughout. The photo, taken from a high vantage point looking east, shows a vibrant city of growth, and industry with several multi-story buildings, prominent church buildings, and an active waterfront with remarkable detail.  Mount Hood is prominent in the 10th photo. Danish-born Henrichsen served as a jeweler in Portland for over 50 years. RARE: OCLC locates only 10 copies with online records indicating that only 1 copy has sold at auction since publication. 

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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