- VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You’ll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1867 Green Bay Poster. Our museum quality maps are archival grade, which means it will look great and last without fading for over 100 years. Our print to order maps are made in the USA and each map 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 make a perfect gift as well.
- MUSEUM QUALITY: This high quality map print will be a great addition to your vintage-themed wall. Don't waste money on cheap-looking, thin paper posters. We use thick, fine art print quality matte paper. Our professional’s choice matte paper displays artwork in high detail without glare. The color is vibrant and text is easy to read. When framed, this map looks absolutely stunning.
- A LOOK BACK AT HISTORY: This is an impressive, historic reproduction of 1867 Green Bay Wall Decor. This print is from an original found in the maps and geography division of the US Library of Congress. A true piece of history. See our product description section for more fascinating information about this historic map and its significance.
- READY TO FRAME: This print includes a 0.2 inch border for a perfect frame fit and look. Our maps are designed to fit easy-to-find standard frame sizes, saving you money from having to pay for a custom frame. Each map is inspected for quality and shipped in a rigid tube.
- HISTORIX: We love history and art. Sometimes old maps have tears, folds, separations and other blemishes. We digitally restore and enhance maps while keeping its historical character. All our maps are proudly made in the USA. Customers all over the world love our vintage maps and we know you will too.
Produced and published by one of the most successful and prominent panoramic mapmakers, Albert Ruger, this stunning depiction of Green Bay and Fort Howard shows the cities in a period of significant economic and cultural growth spurred on by thriving timber and coal smelting industries. The region had experienced considerable growth following the completion of the Erie Canal in the earlier portion of the nineteenth century. The canal connected Green Bay to the East Coast and expanded access for immigrants, and created a vital trade route. Many Western Europeans settled in the city and created communities based on cultural lines that exist to this day.
Panoramic maps were among the most popular illustrations in the nineteenth century and were used to promote prominent civic features to entice residents and merchants alike. Their distinctive aesthetic and unique style immediately transport the viewer back in time, creating an indelible bond between the past and present while creating a snapshot of the cities rich history.
Green Bay experienced another population boom during the 1860s as the expansion of railroads in the region further increased access. Direct rail access to major markets like Chicago and Milwaukee allowed businesses to grow and attracted immigrants eager for employment. In 1865 Green Bay’s first paper mill was founded and would become a cornerstone of the cities economy well into the twentieth century. Ruger’s works are among the most esteemed pieces of perspective maps and are included in the Smithsonian archives as well as the Library of Congress.
Our museum quality giclee print comes printed with archival ink on premium heavyweight matte paper. Shipped in a sturdy cardboard tube your print will arrive ready to be framed. This eye-catching vintage map reproduction print makes the perfect gift for anyone that loves history and imagery.