©2008 PastPresent® Gallery
All Rights Reserved
|Reproduction of an 1873 Antique Map of Long Island
- Antique Map Reproduction -
by Beers, Comstock, & Cline
+ Click to enlarge
•The Finest Map of Long Island, Ever•
In the United States, U.S. Grant runs for a second term in 1871 and was reelected. Huge fires leveled Chicago (in 1871) and a large part of Boston (in 1872). The first National Park is established at Yellowstone in the Wyoming Territory. In 1871, Congress also nullified all treaties with the Indian Nations and made the wards of the country. In the Southwest, Apache raids continue into the early 1870s as bands of angry tribesman resist confinement on reservations. In 1871, Congress also nullified all treaties with the Indian Nations and made the wards of the country. In 1872, the country's first mail order catalog came into existence as Montgomery Ward & Company, opened in Chicago. A great financial occurred in 1873, which led to a depression that lasted for 6 years. In 1876, Colorado becomes a state and the U.S. Army sends troops to round up Sitting Bull and the Sioux and take them to the reservation. It was during this operation that Custer and his entire 7th Cavalry were killed at Little Big Horn. The 1876 U.S. presidential election was deadlocked. An electoral commission in 1877, who award 20 disputed votes to Rutherford B. Hayes, decides the election. He becomes the 19th president of the United States by one electoral vote.
This very hard-to-find, large map is an extraordinary depiction of 19th century Long Island. The detail on this map is incredible with towns, roads, streets, and railroads shown. The map is so long (about 55" in total or more than 5 feet long framed) that it was printed on two sheets which were then glued together. Very few of these 130 year old pieces are available and they are becoming quite difficult to obtain. That is why we also offer beautiful reproductions. This authentic map will not last long as Long Island maps are in heavy demand.
We have meticulously reproduced this piece to match the color and detail of the original. Each piece is individually printed using the same method used to create limited edition art. We use 100% cotton rag, fine art paper. This heavy textured paper is made in one of the oldest paper mills in England. Created using a mold process it closely resembles hand laid paper. In may respects these reproductions are more attractive than the original antique maps.
Please note: Due to its size, this framed map is only available with a cream-colored top mat. Plus, an additional $40 oversize shipping fee will be applied to orders for either of the framed maps when shipped.
All sizes shown are approximate. Matted maps or prints are smaller than the "matted" dimensions shown by about 6".
All of our authentic, more than 100-year old, maps and prints come double matted within museum quality, archival rag mat boards at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE.
Due to the INCREDIBLY high shipping prices charged for OVERSIZE shipping, shipping charges may be higher than quoted for items that measure more than a total of 70" (matted height + width). For example a matted piece measuring 32" x 40" would be considered OVERSIZE (72"). For complete delivery information, see Information page.
All our authentic antiques are one-of-a-kind items. Since they are actual old works of art expect small imperfections. In some cases we may have more than one of a particular map or print. Since each is unique they may vary slightly from the item shown (when we have more than one if a particular item, the colors may be different than those shown). Each antique map or print has been dry cleaned by hand and are conservation mounted and protected in attractive rag mats. Every work in our gallery carries a lifetime guarantee of authenticity (authentic antiques only) and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee (see Information page for details). Again, the sizes stated are approximate.
For stunning antique map, print, and photograph reproductions, explore PastView Gallery.
If you are looking for the Ultimate Bulletin Board, please visit Shareboards.com.
For the finest custom mirrors take a look at FraMirrors - Art That Reflects Life.
Discover the world's first self-healing push pin maps, tackamaps the bulletin board map - stick it to your map.