1911 New London City Connecticut Bird's Eye View Map Wall Art Poster – Historic Prints
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Digitally Restored and Enhanced 1911 New London Connecticut Map Print - Old View of New London Connecticut Map Wall Art - Historic Connecticut Map Art
Digitally Restored and Enhanced 1911 New London Connecticut Map Print - Old View of New London Connecticut Map Wall Art - Historic Connecticut Map Art
Digitally Restored and Enhanced 1911 New London Connecticut Map Print - Old View of New London Connecticut Map Wall Art - Historic Connecticut Map Art
Digitally Restored and Enhanced 1911 New London Connecticut Map Print - Old View of New London Connecticut Map Wall Art - Historic Connecticut Map Art
Digitally Restored and Enhanced 1911 New London Connecticut Map Print - Old View of New London Connecticut Map Wall Art - Historic Connecticut Map Art
Digitally Restored and Enhanced 1911 New London Connecticut Map Print - Old View of New London Connecticut Map Wall Art - Historic Connecticut Map Art
Digitally Restored and Enhanced 1911 New London Connecticut Map Print - Old View of New London Connecticut Map Wall Art - Historic Connecticut Map Art
Digitally Restored and Enhanced 1911 New London Connecticut Map Print - Old View of New London Connecticut Map Wall Art - Historic Connecticut Map Art
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1911 New London Connecticut Map Print - Old View of New London Connecticut Map Wall Art - Historic Connecticut Map Art

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  • VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You’ll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1911 New London Connecticut Poster Map Print. 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 1911 Map of New London Connecticut Wall Art. 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.

 

Additional Information

The first English settlement in New London was established in 1646, and it was the thirteenth settlement in Connecticut. Its location at the mouth of the Thames River on the Long Island Sound made it one of the best deep-water harbors on the sound and encouraged a thriving shipping industry as well as an important location during the American Revolution. In the early nineteenth century, it became one of the busiest ports in the United States and brought considerable wealth to the region, which generated the funding needed to construct many of the notable buildings still found in the city.

In 1781 much of the city was burned during the Battle of Groton Heights by Benedict Arnold in an attempt to destroy Privateers' ships and the Continental Armies Naval fleet. The completion of the Springfield and New London Railroad in 1870 further opened access to major trading centers in Western Massachusetts. The city enjoyed significant prosperity during the early twentieth century. This bird's eye perspective was published by Hughes & Bailey, which was a prolific partnership between John Hughes and Oakley Hoopes Bailey and bears their signature style, classic aesthetic, and unique artistic flourishes.

Bird's eye perspectives were created to serve as marketing materials for towns and cities across America and featured prominent civic features, government buildings, and economic opportunities in an effort to entice residents and merchants alike. This distinctive form is immediately recognizable and transports the viewer back in time, creating a bond with our shared history and culture.

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