- VINTAGE MAP CANVAS ART: You’ll love this high-quality canvas art reproduction of 1857 New York State Map Canvas. 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 1857 New York Canvas Wall Art. 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.
- QUALITY CANVAS: To display this amazing piece of history, we use museum-quality heavyweight (400gsm), satin/gloss, American made canvas. Our canvas is OBA-free which allows the print to retain its color quality for generations. The canvas displays vintage map art with accurate color reproduction. This high quality canvas print will be a wonderful addition to your vintage-themed wall.
READY TO HANG: This high-quality canvas wrap wall art displays beautifully in almost any environment. The stretcher bar is made out of kiln-dried poplar wood. This canvas wall art has a 1.5 inch wrap on each side. Our canvas wrap prints are made-to-order in the USA by professional art framers. 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. Customers all over the world love our historic prints and we know you will too.
As tensions heated between Northern and Southern states leading up to the Civil War, New York City was flourishing as the cultural capital of the United States with bars and nightclubs like the Haymarket and McGlory's providing ecstatic crowds entertainment. This depiction illustrates the rapid development and population expansion that occurred in the iconic American City before 1861 when all American's lives were transformed when the Civil War broke out. The city remained divided regarding the issues underlying the Civil War.
As the railroad connection carried goods overland, the completion of the Erie Canal decades earlier had allowed the already booming ports of New York to maintain their financial dominance. The ports were vital to the region, and the thousands of immigrants that entered through them became an integral part of the cities culture. Irish immigrants were flooding in due to the famine occurring in their homeland, and Germans' fleeing revolt and upheaval respectively formed nearly half of the population at the time. The city had already surpassed the million resident mark and has remained the largest and most densely populated city in the United States.
This map depicts streets, rail lines, and proprietors names for river piers, which allow historians to develop a better understanding of the iconic cities' history and evolution. Published by JH Colton, who was one of the preeminent American mapmakers. The Colton Company was an international leader in the map publishing industry at the time; the distinct aesthetic and details immediately transport the viewer back in time.
Our ready-to-hang canvas wall art prints are made 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.