1867 Saginaw City Michigan Map Poster - Bird's Eye View of Saginaw Michigan Wall Art Print - Vintage Michigan Map History
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VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You'll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1867 Saginaw City Michigan Map Poster. Our museum quality prints are archival grade, which means it will look great and last without fading for over 100 years. Our print to order maps are made in the USA and each map is inspected for quality. This beautiful artwork is a perfect addition to your themed decor. Vintage maps look great in the home, study or office. They make a perfect gift as well.
MUSEUM QUALITY: This high quality map print will be a great addition to your vintage-themed wall. Don't waste money on cheap-looking, thin paper posters. We use thick, fine art print quality matte paper. Our professional's choice matte paper displays artwork in high detail without glare. The color is vibrant and text is easy to read. When framed, this map looks absolutely stunning.
A LOOK BACK AT HISTORY: This is an impressive, historic reproduction of 1867 Vintage Map of Michigan Poster. A true piece of history. See our product description section for more fascinating information about this historic map and its significance.
READY TO FRAME: This print includes a 0.2 inch border for a perfect frame fit and look. Our maps are designed to fit easy-to-find standard frame sizes, saving you money from having to pay for a custom frame. Each map is inspected for quality and shipped in a rigid tube.
HISTORIX: We love history and art. Sometimes old maps have tears, folds, separations and other blemishes. We digitally restore and enhance maps while keeping its historical character. All our maps are proudly made in the USA. Customers all over the world love our vintage maps and we know you will too.
Produced by one of the early pioneers of the bird's eye perspective, Albert Ruger, this depiction of Saginaw City was completed only two years after the conclusion of the American Civil War and illustrates the town in a period of significant growth and prosperity as the nation recovered and a large diaspora of Americans left the south for economic opportunities in the Midwest. This, combined with the start of the Industrial Revolution in the United States, brought many manufacturers to Saginaw City, and the city was experiencing a boom and became the largest in the area.
Ruger produced bird's eye perspectives from his Chicago-based office and would become one of the most influential artists creating these maps, which served as marketing materials and featured prominent civic features, economic opportunities, and natural attractions to entice residents and merchants alike. The unique perspective and distinctive aesthetic immediately transport the viewer back in time, creating an indelible bond between the past and present. Saginaw's rich history dates back to its founding days by French traders and fur trappers who established markets and camps starting in the late seventeenth century. These communities would languish until a boom in the lumber industry began in the mid-nineteenth century.
Ruger's work contains incredible detail and a signature style that would become one of the most popular styles during the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Saginaw became a central hub for rail transportation during this time period, and the city maintains a distinct history and culture.
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