1868 Marion Iowa Map Poster - Bird's Eye View of Marion Iowa Wall Map - Vintage Map of Iowa State Poster Wall Art Print
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VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You’ll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1868 Marion Iowa 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 1868 Marion Iowa Poster Map Print. 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 only three years after the conclusion of the American Civil War, this bird's eye perspective by Albert Ruger depicts Marion, Iowa, in a period of significant growth and transformation as residents and merchants flocked to the region eager for new opportunities as part of the Cedar Rapids metropolitan area. Ruger was an early pioneer of the form, and his unique style became widely popular during the middle portions of the nineteenth century, inspiring numerous other lithography firms to start producing and distributing panoramic maps across the nation to serve as marketing materials for growing towns and cities.
During the nineteenth century, Marion's primary economy was based largely on agriculture and farming, especially corn farms, which thrived in the vast plains and prairies surrounding the city square. Towards the end of the nineteenth century, as manufacturing in the Midwest grew, the region was transformed and underwent another boom, with residents from Western Europe and the American South migrating to the city and establishing communities and neighborhoods based on cultural traditions, many of which exist to this day. Marion is home to the Granger House Museum, a traditional Victorian residence that offers a glimpse into daily life in the mid-1800s and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
This bird's eye perspective bears a distinctive aesthetic that immediately transports the viewer back in time, creating an indelible bond between the past and present. Ruger's works became the vanguard for the form and remain an authentic link in American cartographical history.
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