1868 Chicago Map Canvas - Canvas Wrap Vintage Chicago - History Map of – Historic Prints

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1868 Chicago Map Canvas - Canvas Wrap Vintage Chicago - History Map of Chicago  -  Old Chicago Map  - Chicago Map Poster from Schiller Street Wall Art Poster
1868 Chicago Map Canvas - Canvas Wrap Vintage Chicago - History Map of Chicago  -  Old Chicago Map  - Chicago Map Poster from Schiller Street Wall Art Poster
1868 Chicago Map Canvas - Canvas Wrap Vintage Chicago - History Map of Chicago  -  Old Chicago Map  - Chicago Map Poster from Schiller Street Wall Art Poster
1868 Chicago Map Canvas - Canvas Wrap Vintage Chicago - History Map of Chicago  -  Old Chicago Map  - Chicago Map Poster from Schiller Street Wall Art Poster
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1868 Chicago Map Canvas - Canvas Wrap Vintage Chicago - History Map of Chicago - Old Chicago Map - Chicago Map Poster from Schiller Street Wall Art Poster

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Feature Points

  • VINTAGE MAP CANVAS ART: You’ll love this high-quality canvas art reproduction of 1868 Chicago 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 1868 Chicago 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.


Additional Information

Produced by prolific mapmaker and illustrator Albert Ruger this Bird’s eye perspective of the grand city of Chicago was published only three years before the landscape would be forever changed in the Great Chicago Fire, which destroyed an area 4 miles long and 1 mile wide. This depicts the city in a time of great prosperity with stockyards supplying beef to urban centers across the country. High demand spurred these successes on following the conclusion of the Civil War and during reconstruction. Another direct result of the Civil War was the establishment of stable banking in Chicago with the First National Bank of Chicago’s formation in 1863. Soon the banking deposits held in Chicago enabled industrial expansion and a population explosion. By 1870 the number of factories had tripled, and population followed suit.

Chicago and surrounding Cook county sent 22,436 men to fight in the Civil War with approximately two thirds of them coming from the city proper. The war disrupted traditionally established trade routes and vital food capitals shifted. St. Louis was no longer the grain capital dan Cincinnati lost its status as the capital of pork-packing, enabling Chicago to emerge as the central point for transporting beef, grain, and pork.

Bird’s eye perspectives were created as pieces of art to be displayed by merchants and residents alike as an exhibition of their civic pride. This depiction shows a Chicago proud and prosperous, moving towards the modern era full steam ahead as a true icon of American 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.

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