- VINTAGE MAP FRAMED: You’ll love this high-quality framed historic reproduction of 1841 Maryland Map Poster. Our ready-to-hang maps are printed and framed in the USA by professional art framers using the highest quality materials. Each order 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 also make an unforgettable gift.
- A LOOK BACK AT HISTORY: This is an impressive, historic reproduction of 1841 Maryland Wall Map. A true piece of history. Historic prints beautifully link the past with the present. You may find yourself staring at your historic wall art for hours in amazement. See our product description section for more fascinating information about this historic map and its significance.
- PREMIUM QUALITY: To display this amazing piece of history, we use museum-quality heavyweight (230gsm), fine art print matte paper. Our paper is acid-free which allows the print to retain its color quality for generations. Our paper displays vintage map art with accurate color reproduction. This high quality print will be a wonderful addition to your vintage-themed wall.
- READY TO HANG: This high-quality frame displays art beautifully in almost any environment. The frame is made out of poplar wood (for black and white) and pine wood (for walnut and natural) with a matte finish. The frame profile is 1.5 inches high and 0.75 (for size 18x24) and 1.125 (for size 24x36) inches wide. To protect artwork, we use high-quality, lightweight, shatter-resistant frame-grade acrylic. Frames arrive ready-to-hang, preinstalled with hanging hardware.
- HISTORIC PRINTS: We love history and art. Sometimes old maps have tears, folds, stamps, separations and other blemishes. We digitally restore and enhance maps while keeping its historical character. Our framed prints are made-to-order in the USA by professional art framers. Customers all over the world love our historic prints and we know you will too.
Produced by one of the most commercially successful cartographers and illustrators of the time Fielding Lucas Jr, this depiction of Maryland in 1841 shows the State in a time of significant growth and development. Based in Baltimore, Lucas' work was highly regarded during the 19th century, and his maps were compiled and published in some of the most prominent Atlases.
Maryland had been one of the thirteen original colonies and was the thirteenth State to ratify the Constitution, and the seventh State to join the Union in 1778. Maryland donated the land that would become the nation's capital Washington DC to George Washington in 1790. During the War of 1812, Baltimore came under attack from British forces but launched a successful defense from Fort McHenry.
The Chesapeake Bay provided fertile fishing grounds, as well as a robust port economy that allowed the region to prosper. Maryland's largest city Baltimore was expanding during the middle of the 19th century with immigrants flooding onlooking for relief from famines and civil unrest in Western Europe and Ireland. Immigrant communities flourished and established neighborhoods with distinct cultural values. Baltimore's Inner Harbor was the second largest port in America and supported thriving intercontinental shipping allowing the city to experience prosperity and development. Manufacturing also supported the local economy.
The 1840s marked a period of growth as the Mid Atlantic seaboard imported goods, and the expansion of railroad lines into the interior of the nation allowed more accessible transportation. This distinctive illustration is an authentic piece of cartographical history.
Our ready-to-hang wall art are printed and framed in the USA using the highest quality materials with professional craftsmanship. This beautiful artwork is a perfect addition to your themed decor. Historic prints look great in the home, study or office. They also make an unforgettable gift.