- VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You’ll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1870 Boston Massachusetts Wall Map. Our museum quality prints 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 1870 Map of Boston Wall Art. 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.
Published by John Weik, this detailed depiction of one of America’s most iconic and oldest major cities shows Boston in a period of significant prosperity and transformation as the Industrial Revolution spurred economic expansion and manufacturing throughout the Northeast. The scene of several key events that led to the American Revolution, including the Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, and Battle of Bunker Hill the city bears a rich history and cultural significance. As one of the oldest educational centers in the United States, Boston remains a world leader in higher education. By 1870 Boston had become an economic center and a cultural and political hub that influenced the rest of the nation.
The nineteenth-century saw immigration increase, and numerous groups from Ireland, Italy, and other Western European nations flocked to the city, eager for work in factories or at the bustling port. They established numerous neighborhoods and communities, many of which exist to this day. The city began filling in marshy, brackish areas in land reclamation efforts. Following the Great Fire of 1872, the rubble from destroyed buildings was used to fill in the areas along the Downton waterfront. These efforts also included annexing neighboring towns and villages.
This is a stunning example of a birds-eye perspective that bears a distinctive aesthetic and unique style characteristic of the time. It is an authentic piece of nineteenth-century American cartographical history that captures one of the most culturally significant cities in a period of significant transformation as the twentieth-century approaches.
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.