Plates depicting the American West from one of the many books and pamphlets that were written as a way to get people to move there. These from H. V. Hayden’s “The Great West: its attractions and resources”. Published in 1880 by Charles R. Brodix in Illinois.

"The Yosemite Falls and Valley, California." Page 10.
“The Yosemite Falls and Valley, California.” Page 10. Engraved and printed by Illman Brothers, Philadelphia. Collection of the Library of Congress. Sloan Foundation, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/greatwestitsattr00brod/page/n9
"Winter Forest Scene in the Sierra Nevadas." Thomas Moran, artist.
“Winter Forest Scene in the Sierra Nevadas.” Thomas Moran, artist. Page 86. Collection of the Library of Congress. Sloan Foundation, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/greatwestitsattr00brod/page/n85
"Mountain of the Holy Cross, Colorado." Page 126.
“Mountain of the Holy Cross, Colorado.” Page 126. Collection of the Library of Congress. Sloan Foundation, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/greatwestitsattr00brod/page/n125
"Lake Tahoe." Thomas Moran, artist. Page 212.
“Lake Tahoe.” Thomas Moran, artist. Page 212. Collection of the Library of Congress. Sloan Foundation, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/greatwestitsattr00brod/page/n211
"Donner Lake, from the Snow-sheds." Page 106.
“Donner Lake, from the Snow-sheds.” Page 106. Collection of the Library of Congress. Sloan Foundation, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/greatwestitsattr00brod/page/n105

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