- VINTAGE MAP FRAMED: You’ll love this high-quality framed historic reproduction of 1909 Vintage Map of Los Angeles Poster. 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 1909 Los Angeles 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.
- PREMIUM QUALITY: To display this amazing piece of history, we use museum-quality heavyweight (230gsm), fine art print matte paper. Our paper is acid-free which allows the print to retain its color quality for generations. Our paper displays vintage map art with accurate color reproduction. This high quality print will be a wonderful addition to your vintage-themed wall.
- READY TO HANG: This high-quality frame displays art beautifully in almost any environment. The frame is made out of poplar wood (for black and white) and pine wood (for walnut and natural) with a matte finish. The frame profile is 1.5 inches high and 0.75 (for size 18x24) and 1.125 (for size 24x36) inches wide. To protect artwork, we use high-quality, lightweight, shatter-resistant frame-grade acrylic. 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. Our framed prints are made-to-order in the USA by professional art framers. Customers all over the world love our historic prints and we know you will too.
In the early 1900s, much of the area surrounding Los Angeles was still farmland, and this aerial depiction of the great city shows how much the population had expanded since the turn of the century. With the discovery of oil in 1892, Los Angeles had experienced a boom not just in industrial expansion but also in residential development.
Published in 1909, this unique city and suburban map of Los Angeles illustrates the considerable planning that the cities visionaries performed shaping is recognizable today. The thriving ports, railroads, and factories were drawing workers from across the world and are a significant reason for the cities' great diversity.
The first feature film to be completed in Los Angeles, The Count of Monte Cristo, wrapped production in 1909 and film production, would become the most iconic industry. The images of the burgeoning film scene are representative of a transitional time in America. The automobile was becoming available to the middle class, and modernity was coming into vogue.
The port was importing goods that rivaled the largest in the nation, and the oil fields were producing well. By 1923 Los Angeles supplied one-quarter of the world's crude oil. This prosperity allowed civic leaders to develop and implement many projects that would become permanent fixtures for Angelinos. Griffith Park would be established three years after this maps publication and is one of the genuinely iconic areas of Los Angeles with its famous observatory as well the original Greek Theater amphitheater.
Our ready-to-hang wall art are printed and framed 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.