1891 Newport News Virginia Map - Old Newport News Wall Art - Newport News VA Map History Poster
Brand : Historic Prints
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VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You’ll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1891 Newport News Virginia 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 1891 Map of Newport News State of Virginia Map. 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.
Throughout most of the nineteenth century, Newport News was a small fishing village that experienced rapid growth in the 1880s following the construction of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company. This new industry attracted many residents in the years following the conclusion of the Civil War. The factory was founded by wealthy California railroad magnate Collis P. Huntington who had been recruited to complete the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway in the 1870s. The city’s downtown area was incorporated as an independent city in 1896 and remains a historic part of the region with iconic architecture and a traditional aesthetic.
This stunning birds-eye perspective shows the city in a period of significant transformation economically, politically, and culturally. Located at the southern end of the Virginia Peninsula, the city served as an essential hub for transporting imports to inland States and exporting valuable crops and coal to major markets in the Northeast and abroad. Birds eye perspectives were a widely popular style of map that served as marketing materials to attract residents and merchants alike and featured prominent civic features and economic opportunities. Newport News was one of the original eight shires of the Virginia colony as decreed by king Edward in 1634.
This map was published during one of the most significant periods of expansion for the city, and this illustration immediately transports the viewer back in time, creating an indelible bond between the past and present. This is an authentic piece of American cartographical history with a distinguished aesthetic.
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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