- VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You’ll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1882 Plymouth Massachusetts Vintage Map. 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 the text is easy to read. When framed, this map looks absolutely stunning.
- A LOOK BACK AT HISTORY: This is an impressive, historic reproduction of old Plymouth Massachusetts Map. 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.
Often referred to as 'America's Hometown' Plymouth, MA is an iconic city with roots to colonial settlement's earliest vestiges. Plymouth was the first settlement by the Mayflower Pilgrims in 1620, is the oldest municipality in Massachusetts and one of the oldest in America. Some forty miles south of Boston, the town flourished in the late nineteenth century with fishing, rope making, and shipping allowed the local economy to thrive. The Plymouth Cordage Company was eta blushed in 1824 and was the largest rope manufacturer in the world by the end of the nineteenth century.
Bird's eye perspectives bear a unique aesthetic and distinctive style that immediately transports the viewer back in time and creates a link to the past. They were produced as marketing materials for towns and cities to promote notable businesses or buildings and other enticing features. This style of illustration was popular from the latter portion of the nineteenth century until the 1920s. Merchants and residents alike would also display them in a show of civic pride.
Plymouth was the first permanent Western settlement and remains the oldest continually inhabited area in America. Its rich history and distinct culture endure, and perhaps no city looms as large in early American history. While Boston, New York, and Philadelphia experienced population expansion on a large scale, Plymouth remained a small coastal village. But was an essential center in the formative years leading up to the American Revolution, this illustration is an authentic piece of cartographical history.
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.