- VINTAGE MAP FRAMED: You’ll love this high-quality framed historic reproduction of 1861 Missouri 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 1861 Wall Map of Missouri. 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.
Published in the same year as the Battle of Wilson’s Creek, the first major conflict between Union and Confederacy forces in the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the Civil War, this depiction of the state of Missouri shows it just as the war broke out. Though the state was officially neutral in the Civil War, Confederate forces were victorious in this battle. They would maintain a prominent presence in the southwest portion of the state until the conclusion of the Civil War in 1865.
Missouri experienced a time of significant growth following the war spurred on by Kansas City, becoming an important railroad hub unlocking access to the American West. The stockyards in KansasCity became some of the largest in the nation as livestock traveled north for processing in the meat plants of Chicago. This access allowed arable land in the West fo be opened up for farming and ranching.
By 1860 St. Louis’ population had reached 4 million, and the city was flourishing with significant amounts of goods flowing up and down the Mississippi River. St Louis became a popular stopping point for merchants. The 1850s saw the rise of Steamboats traveling the river and would create some of the most iconic images of mid 19th century American History. Published by prolific American cartographer James T. Lloyd, this detailed depiction of Missouri, possesses a distinctive aesthetic that transforms the viewer back in time and is an authentic piece of cartographical as well as American 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.