Map of the City of Portsmouth, New Hampshire
(North America- United States- Historic Buildings- North Mill Pond- South Mill Pond- Piscataqua River- Railroads- Cemeteries)
Printed 1876, New York by F. W. Beers
Original antique linen backed wall map with original turned wooden rollers.
A detailed and very scarce/ rare wall map which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.
Professionally cleaned, restored, conserved and backed with new linen, retaining the original turned wooden rollers.
A detailed, very scarce/genuinely rare and splendid wall map which could readily be collected on it's own merits, displayed or given as a present.
Overall the map is clean and attractive, some normal mostly minor inoffensive surface disruptions or toning spots, normal surface wrinkles found on all wall maps of this vintage, small inoffensive stains, etc.-- map has been priced according to the beautiful restoration work, rarity and the condition as described.
A monumental and very impressive city plan.
Please inspect photos closely- any noteworthy flaws to the printed surface area should be noticeable within pictures provided. These pictures form a central part of the item description and we encourage you to study them carefully. We will send the actual antique item shown.
[note: We grade very conservatively. We are doing our best to show & describe this item so you are happy when it arrives].
Despite any small minor age flaws, the map and printed area remain clean and visually pleasing- the map is well preserved.
An interesting antique printed map that any collector, dealer, institution or person of taste would be happy to own or display.
Sheet measures c. 51" W x 48 1/4" H.
Engraved area measures c. 48 5/8" W x 46 1/2" H.
*Map will be shipped in a 4" plastic PVC tube that can withstand 3000 pounds of pressure to ensure it arrives to you safely.