- VINTAGE MAP CANVAS ART: You’ll love this high-quality canvas art reproduction of 1876 Arizona 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 1876 State of Arizona Map Poster. 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.
Published fourteen years after the region had been officially declared a territory, this depiction of Arizona shows the state in a period of relative growth as eager homesteaders arrived to establish vast cattle ranches and miners flocked to the region for the copper reserves which the state would eventually become famous for. Arizona’s remote landscape had kept the territory relatively untouched. Still, with Union Pacific completing the first transcontinental rail line in 1869, access had opened up access throughout much of the American Southwest.
While Arizona would not achieve statehood until 1912, it was critical for the United States to gain control of the region to establish a national boundary from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean. The territory had been ceded to the United States from Mexico in the Treaty of Hidalgo in 1848, following their defeat in the Mexican-American War. Arizona had been a member of the Confederacy during the Civil War, but following a Confederate defeat at the Battle of Glorietta Pass in 1862, Confederate troops were forced to retreat to El Paso.
The landscape shifts from arid deserts in the southern portion of the state to the Rocky Mountains' southernmost reaches in the North. Produced by noted German-born lithographer Julien Bien, the unique aesthetic and distinctive style immediately transports the viewer back in time. Bien was one of the most prolific lithographers of the nineteenth century, and his works spanned three decades. 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.