Antique hanging wall map – World map from 19th century
This eye-catching antique hanging wall map from the 19th century will add a touch of elegance to any room. It’s large enough to make a statement. The mapmaker crammed the map with fascinating details, from the routes of 18th and 19th-century explorers to the first signs of the Antarctic Coast. Hachures show the relief, and the filigree border features illustrations of cities and people.
- size 244 cm x 147cm (96″ x 57″)
- antique Victorian style frame
- showcasing North American history knowledge
- made from 100 years old wood
- high-quality canvas
Interesting facts about the map
Did you know Antarctica was only discovered in 1820? The first recorded sighting of the continent was by a Russian expedition led by Thaddeus von Bellingshausen. However, this map is showing Antarctica based on the viewing of the U.S. Ship Peacock in 1840. The map also has a list of distances from various cities to their major ports. Even though the map is from the 19th century, the distances are accurate. This is a neat feature, allowing you to see how far away different locations are from each other. Illustrations of cities and people along the filigreed border make this map even more special. Colton, who founded an American mapmaking company, signs the map. The size of the map is 244 cm x 147cm (96″ x 57″).
A beautiful addition to a giant wall
This Colton’s map of the world is a stunning piece that is perfect for anyone who loves history, geography, or exploring. The antique frame and unique wooden finials make it a one-of-a-kind item. The map itself is crammed with fascinating details and is sure to be a conversation starter in any room. It is a perfect wall decoration for a modern, industrial, or rustic interior.
This antique hanging wall map is a beautiful addition to any room. Its enormous size and interesting details are sure to catch the eye of anyone who sees it. It has fine bronze hangers on the wooden top. The map is a perfect centrepiece to match your antique furniture. The antique wood of the pull-down frame is hand carved in Victorian style. One of the greatest wall world maps of the period presenting North American history.
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This map would make a magnificent gift for anyone who loves history, geography or exploring. Order your own piece of history today!
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