VINTAGE MAP FRAMED: You'll love this high-quality framed historic reproduction of 1868 Chicago Map 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 1868 Framed Map of Chicago Wall Art.
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. Produced by prolific mapmaker and illustrator Albert Ruger this Bird's eye perspective of the grand city of Chicago was published only three years before the landscape would be forever changed in the Great Chicago Fire, which destroyed an area 4 miles long and 1 mile wide. This depicts the city in a time of great prosperity with stockyards supplying beef to urban centers across the country.High demand spurred these successes on following the conclusion of the Civil War and during reconstruction. Another direct result of the Civil War was the establishment of stable banking in Chicago with the First National Bank of Chicago's formation in 1863. Soon the banking deposits held in Chicago enabled industrial expansion and a population explosion. By 1870 the number of factories had tripled, and population followed suit. Chicago and surrounding Cook county sent 22,436 men to fight in the Civil War with approximately two thirds of them coming from the city proper. The war disrupted traditionally established trade routes and vital food capitals shifted. Louis was no longer the grain capital dan Cincinnati lost its status as the capital of pork-packing, enabling Chicago to emerge as the central point for transporting beef, grain, and pork. Bird's eye perspectives were created as pieces of art to be displayed by merchants and residents alike as an exhibition of their civic pride. This depiction shows a Chicago proud and prosperous, moving towards the modern era full steam ahead as a true icon of American History. Our ready-to-hang wall art are printed and framed in the USA using the highest quality materials with professional craftsmanship. Historic prints look great in the home, study or office.