1861 Illinois Map Canvas Art - Canvas Wrap Vintage Illinois State Map – Historic Prints

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1861 Illinois Map Canvas Art - Canvas Wrap Vintage Illinois State Map - Old Map of Illinois - Historic Illinois Map Print - Sectional Map of Illinois Wall Art Poster
1861 Illinois Map Canvas Art - Canvas Wrap Vintage Illinois State Map - Old Map of Illinois - Historic Illinois Map Print - Sectional Map of Illinois Wall Art Poster
1861 Illinois Map Canvas Art - Canvas Wrap Vintage Illinois State Map - Old Map of Illinois - Historic Illinois Map Print - Sectional Map of Illinois Wall Art Poster
1861 Illinois Map Canvas Art - Canvas Wrap Vintage Illinois State Map - Old Map of Illinois - Historic Illinois Map Print - Sectional Map of Illinois Wall Art Poster
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1861 Illinois Map Canvas Art - Canvas Wrap Vintage Illinois State Map - Old Map of Illinois - Historic Illinois Map Print - Sectional Map of Illinois Wall Art Poster

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  • VINTAGE MAP CANVAS ART: You’ll love this high-quality canvas art reproduction of 1861 Illinois Map Canvas Art. 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 1861 State of Illinois Map Poster. 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.


Additional Information

1861 sectional map of the state of Illinois: Exhibiting the exact boundaries of counties as established by law and the general topography of the state as towns, streams, lakes, ponds, bluffs, rail-roads, state & common-roads, etc. also the main coal field, mineral districts, outcrops of coalbanks, mines, etc.

The publication of this map coincided with President Abraham Lincoln leaving his home state to be inaugurated in Washington DC, as well as the outbreak of the American Civil War. Though the state would not see significant battles on its soil, its meat processing and manufacturing industries, especially those coming out of Chicago, would be instrumental in the Union’s ultimate defeat of the confederacy. The state was also a significant source for Union troops. Additionally, the proximity of the state to the Mississippi River provided a starting point for General Ulysses S. Grant to begin his assault and secure the vital trade route for the Union.

The expansion of railroads into Chicago, as well as its bustling manufacturing economies, had attracted thousands of immigrants from Western Europe, where famine and civil unrest were forcing many immigrants to find new homes. Since the 1850s, Chicago had become one of the most prominent cities and played a central role in the development of American economic, political, and cultural life. Its location on Lake Michigan allowed the city to control access to the Great Lakes, giving it significant economic power.

Leading into the 1860s, Chicago had seen rapid expansion, and the state as a whole was experiencing economic prosperity afforded by the 30 railings that created the hub of the Midwest. This sectional map depicts the great state in remarkable detail and transports the viewer back in time with its distinctive aesthetic, and these maps were valued in their time by residents and merchants alike.

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.

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