Grand Canyon of Arizona
[Grand Canyon, AZ]: (c.1950). Single sheet of tissue paper [41 cm x 41 cm] / [16" x 16"] printed on one side. Folds (as issued?) otherwise better than very good with no tearing or bumping. Item #7276
Nice bird's eye view of the Grand Canyon that was published by the Fred Harvey company, the concessionaire for the Santa Fe Railroad who also ran a string of motels and restaurants from Chicago to southern California with a focus on the American southwest. The Harvey properties, El Tovar and Hopi House, at the South Rim are located. Brief description of the Canyon and the tours available printed at the foot.
"The Grand Canyon of Arizona was discovered by Don Lopez de Cardenas, a captain in Coronado's expedition in 1540. It was made a National Monument by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908."