The Evergreen Playground
Puget Sound Pictorial Map, c. 1940s

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detail cartouche
The Evergreen Playground
Kroll Map Company, Inc., Seattle, Washington: c. 1940s
N.P. Bank Note Co., Seattle, Washington (printer)
Color process print
21 x 34 inches
Sold, please inquire as to the availability of similar items.

Large colorful Art Deco period map of the Puget Sound region of Washington State, including Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia, and extending to the Cascade Mountains in the east and Mt. Rainier, southeast. Intended to promote the region for business and recreation.

Mountainous topography shown. Decorative pictorial border features totem pole motifs, local sports including skiing and fishing, and large evergreen trees. Mermaid-form compass in Pacific Ocean.

According to the cartouche, "Neither Europe nor Asia nor South America has a prospect in which sea and woods and snow mountains are so united in a landscape."

Transportation Key: "Legend/ Unequaled Transportation Facilities Include:/ Main Traveled Highways and U.S Interstate Highway Numbers/ Other Traveled Highways/ Principal Railroad Facilities including service by Six/ Trans-Continental Trains./ Water Routes of Unsurpassed Beauty./ Excellent Air Service to all Points."