- VINTAGE MAP CANVAS ART: You’ll love this high-quality canvas art reproduction of 1865 Arizona 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 1865 AZ 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.
- 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.
Arizona had officially been declared a territory in 1861, and this map published at the conclusion of the Civil War shows the region in a time of significant transformation. The region which had been ceded to the United States in the Hidalgo Treaty of 1848 with the defeat of Mexico in the Mexican-American War. The landscape made settlement difficult, but with Union Pacific’s completion of the transcontinental railroad in 1869, the American Southwest was opened up to eager homesteaders that established vast cattle ranches through the region.
While Arizona had declared itself a member of the Confederacy during the Civil War, effective Confederate control ended with the Battle of Glorietta Pass in March of 1862 with Confederate forces retreating to El Paso. Confederate troops would remain out of Arizona for the remainder of the war. While the territory would not achieve statehood until 1912, Arizona enjoyed a period of relative growth in the latter half of the nineteenth century with expanded access as towns sprang up near rail stops.
Copper mining became an important economic driver within the region, and by 1907 Arizona had been dubbed “The Copper State,” with the territory producing more copper than any other state. Created by noted American cartographer William Hartley, this detailed depiction of Arizona at the close of the Civil War immediately transports the viewer back in time. These illustrations became essential tools as national and international boundaries were drawn and re-drawn, and this is a genuine piece of American cartographical history.
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.