Overall size: 40” x 87” / 100 x 226 cm (weight 26kg / 53lb)
Heirloom quality piece! Unique map on canvas is ready for your wall. Package will reach you in a few days after purchase.
This historic Manhattan topographical art map will make an exquisite addition to your home, library or office. The illustrations on this cotton canvas map beautifully depict famous spots that make up the very soul of the city. Features an ornately decorative scroll border that has a variety of illustrations of famous landmarks, including City Hall, Wall Street and many more:
– University Washington square
– Def and dumb asylum
– Castle garden
– New York view from Governers island
– Navy yard
– St. Luke’s church
– View of harbor from the Battery
– Bloomingdale Female orphan asylum
– Prot. episcopal seminary
– St. Tomas church
– Columbia college
– The palisades
– City hall, Wall st.
– Custom house, Wall st.
– Windmill, Jersey city
– Reservoir Bowsery
– Beautiful illustration of the Broadway viewed from the Park
– Inset panoramic illustration of NIEUW AMSTERDAM in 1659
– Picturesque legend and explanation
– Old scales of feet and chains
– Landscape orientated map
This is one of the most beautiful nineteenth century plans or maps of Manhattan Island, and is full of interesting information and details, It is perhaps the last example of really artistic map-making, as applied to Manhattan Island. Original of this map was officially published in 1836, this canvas map version is from 1955, it was bought in Germany (in Berlin antiquarian shop – flea market) years ago.
Unique hand forged, heavy pull down frame – made of old steel hull of an old war ship! Rusty with fine furnish. Frame presents fantastic outline of the imaginary city, including streets, buildings and more. It really gives a majestic 3-D feeling of the city. This industrial wall art is full of character and perfect addition to NY loft or HQ of your company. It is heirloom quality and makes a great conversation starter. Only two strong wall anchors/screws are needed for hanging – steel header of the frame has two hangers hidden at the back.
Unique wall decoration for your home, office or any other place. Depending on the context, it may provide you a modern or vintage, industrial or rustic, simple or luxurious tribute, that will perfectly match your lifestyle and compliment your interior design.
Instead of a dull photo or a painting on your wall, this map is an exclusive masterpiece, that will instantly charm your guests or visitors looking at the whole new world in front of them. It is the perfect combination of aesthetics and style.
Put on some practical value to your piece of art, by tracking your previous travels or planning new adventures. Travel back in time by studying the maps of great explorers, see how they envisioned the world and document it for many generations to follow.
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