1874 Wilmington Delaware Map - Old Wilmington DE Map Poster - History – Historic Prints

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1874 Wilmington Delaware Map - Old Wilmington DE Map Poster - History Map of Wilmington DE Wall Art
1874 Wilmington Delaware Map - Old Wilmington DE Map Poster - History Map of Wilmington DE Wall Art
1874 Wilmington Delaware Map - Old Wilmington DE Map Poster - History Map of Wilmington DE Wall Art
1874 Wilmington Delaware Map - Old Wilmington DE Map Poster - History Map of Wilmington DE Wall Art
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1874 Wilmington Delaware Map - Old Wilmington DE Map Poster - History Map of Wilmington DE Wall Art

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  • VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You’ll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1874 Wilmington Delaware 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 1874 Wilmington Map of Delaware 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.


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The site of the first Swedish settlement in America, Wilmington bears a distinctive place in the nation’s history and remains one of the most iconic cities on the East Coast. The most populous city in the state of Delaware, its location at the confluence of the Christina and Brandywine Rivers, whose banks are now home to the famous riverwalk. By the late nineteenth century, the city remained an economic hub within the Delaware Valley and had enjoyed a period of significant prosperity in the years following the conclusion of the American Civil War. In 1664 the British began colonizing the city, which led to brief battles in the area with the Dutch. 

Panoramic maps were widely popular during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and bear a distinctive aesthetic. Their characteristic style immediately transports the viewer back in time, creating an indelible bond between the past and present. Produced and published by the H.H. Bailey company, this stunning birds-eye perspective contains considerable detail and artistic flourishes. They served as marketing materials to attract residents and merchants alike and featured prominent civic and economic opportunities. By the 1870s, Wilmington remained one of the largest producers of iron ships, gunpowder, and leather goods. Wealthy industrialists and merchants constructed large homes on wide avenues with Victorian architecture that remain to this day.

This authentic piece of cartographical history depicts the city as the nation rebuilt after the end of the Civil War, and numerous Southerners established communities across the mid-Atlantic seaboard.

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.

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