Straub, W.L.

Antique airplane views of St. Petersburg Florida

St. Petersburg, the Place "of Proved Desire and Known Delight"

DESCRIPTION: Brochure with maps and scarce airplane views of St. Petersburg, Florida including a fine oblique elevated view of the harbor: "St. Petersburg, the Place 'of Proved Desire and Known Delight' " by artist W.L. Straub (15" x 6"). Found at the center of a six-panel folding brochure- "St. Petersburg Florida, The Sunshine City Issued by the St. Petersburg Board of Trade."

Along with numerous smaller illustrations and photographs the brochure includes additionally two fine views and two maps:
  • View of the "mole", the "spa", the municipal pier and bathing beaches
  • Panoramic view of St. Petersburg, Fla. from the Plaza Theater (by Van Deventer & Sons 1913.
  • Map showing location of St. Petersburg Florida with Railroad and Steamship Connections.
  • Map of Pinellas County, Florida showing location of St. Petersburg "The Sunshine City".
  • Brochure folds to 9" x 4".

    CREATOR: Straub, W.L.


    GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

    BODY OF WATER: Tampa Bay

    CONDITION: Very good.  Clean. Binding tight. Minor repaired marginal tear on the last page and another repair on the cover.

    COLORING: Process color.


    SIZE: 15 " x 6 "


    PRICE: $400


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