Published during the Industrial Period, this depiction of Dallas shows the city in a period of significant transition, growth, and cultural transformation. By the late nineteenth century, the city had become the leading pharmaceutical, jewelry, and wholesale market in the Southwestern United States and the largest trading hub for cotton, grain, and cattle. Illustrated by prolific French immigrant Paul Giraud this stunning portrayal of Dallas immediately transports the viewer back with its unique aesthetic and distinctive style.
The 1890s marked a period of growth for the city as annexation efforts created one of the United States' largest metroplexes. The annexation of East Dallas, which was geographically larger than Dallas, in 1890 would make the city the most populous in Texas. This bird's eye perspective would have been displayed proudly as a show of civic pride by residents and merchants alike, as well as be used as a marketing tool to attract businesses and residents. Due to their unique style, bird's eye perspectives were among the most popular illustrations of the nineteenth century and would remain so until the 1920s.
In the years following the conclusion of the Civil War, Dallas became an important railroad hub and was the last stop for those traveling west to purchase necessary supplies, marking a prominent growth in retail stores and wholesalers. By the late nineteenth century, Dallas was booming and generating a culture that would become synonymous with Texas for the coming years, and this is truly 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.
- VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: You’ll love this high quality historic reproduction of 1892 Dallas Texas 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 text is easy to read. When framed, this map looks absolutely stunning.
- A LOOK BACK AT HISTORY: This is an impressive, historic reproduction of 1892 Dallas City Map. This print is from an original found in the maps and geography division of the US Library of Congress. A true, accurate piece of history. See our product description section for more fascinating information about this historic map and its significance.
- READY TO FRAME: This 18 x 24 Inch 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.