- VINTAGE MAP CANVAS ART: You’ll love this high-quality canvas art reproduction of 1906 Casco Bay Map Canvas Art. 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 1906 Casco Bay Maine Map. 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.
With an official 136 islands in the Casco Bay, it figured prominently in the War of 1812, serving as an anchorage for US Naval ships. The waters that are surrounded by Portland, Maine have long served as the primary economic driver for the city, and commercial fishing is an essential industry.
Produced by George H. Walker’s lithography company in 1906, this stunning depiction shows the railroads and steamship lines that were so important to the region. Walker’s grandson and great-grandson would later both become President of the United States. The peninsula was originally settled in 1632 as a fishing and trading village. By the turn of the 20th century, the region was well known for its sailing and sport fishing.
By 1911 five railroads used the city as a hub, and it remains the largest city in Maine. These hubs were essential for the region, and goods flowed into the Northeast and Canada. The nearby town of Deering was annexed by Portland in 1899 and greatly expanded the area for development away from the shoreline.
The Grand Trunk Railroad was completed in 1852 and served as the primary source for imports to Montreal, especially crucial in the winter months when the city became inaccessible by water. This trade route was an important income source for residents of Portland, and the Portland Rail Company produced more than 600 locomotives. This stunning depiction shows the city in a time of great prosperity and is truly an authentic piece of 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.