The history of Las Vegas, Nevada, 1905 - 1929

"A PARADISE BEGINS - 1905"

This print features rare historical views of Las Vegas as it was from 1905 to 1929. Las Vegas views include a 1905 Fremont Street under construction, 1929 busy Fremont Street and others, 1929 (illegal at that time) gambling back room, 1905 twenty mule team hauling lumber for the new town, the remains of the 1855 Mormon adobe outpost (now restored), a group of first businessmen pioneers (Harley Harmon, Roy Martin, J. F. Heese and E. W. Clark) and a celebration of a new mining strike. Also shown is a 1929 map showing Las Vegas & the future Boulder (Hoover) Dam, Black Canyon dam site, the river upstream before the dam project (now Lake Mead), boat rides on the Colorado River and construction of the first restaurant at Boulder Dam Park. All images show captions. Happy anniversary Las Vegas.

These rare images were taken from reproduced photographs that were made by N. E. Johnson, "the desert photographer," from 1905 to 1929. We have now given restored life to these scenes and they now become a beautiful full color detailed archival giclée art rendering* for your home, shop, office or casino. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Trade orders welcome.

Signed & numbered limited edition of 950. Image size: 35"x 14" Margins: about .5"+

V-23A Las Vegas Print* ... $125. ORDER - INFO FORM


Open edition. Image size: 17.5"x 7" Margins: .5"+

V-23B Las Vegas Print* ... $40. ORDER - INFO FORM

 

*A certified light fast archival giclée art print. Processed with inks & 100% cotton acid-free watercolor art paper independently tested to last (under glass) in normal room light & conditions 50+ years without noticeable fading. Frame it yourself or by your local professional framer.

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