Historic Map : Black Map of Switzerland, Version 2, 1844, Vintage Wall - Historic Pictoric

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  • MUSEUM QUALITY INKS AND PAPER: Printed on thick 192gsm heavyweight matte paper with archival giclee inks, this historic fine art will decorate your wall for years to come.
  • VINTAGE MAP REPRODUCTION: Add style to any room\'s decor with this beautiful print. Whether your interior design is modern or classic, a map is never out of fashion.
  • ATTENTION TO DETAIL: We edit every antique map for image quality, color and vibrance, so it can look its best while retaining historical character. Makes a great gift!
  • FRAME READY: Your unframed poster will arrive crease-free, rolled in a sturdy mailing tube. Many maps fit easy-to-find standard size frames 16x20, 16x24, 18x24, 24x30, 24x36, saving on custom framing.
  • Watermarks will not appear in the printed picture. Some blemishes, tears, or stamps may be removed from the final print.
Adam and Charles Black's 1844 map of Switzerland. It covers the entire country and shows the division by Cantons from Vaud to Grisons. Throughout, the map identifies various cities, towns, rivers, roadways, mountains and an assortment of additional topographical details with relief rendered by hachure.As this map was issued, Switzerland was undergoing a rapid social and economic change known as the Regeneration Movement. Following the French July Revolution in 1830, the Swiss began to assemble and call for fair representation and new Cantonal constitutions. After the ratification of a federal constitution in 1848, Switzerland underwent a rapid social and economic development. The cantonal currencies were replaced by a single currency (the Swiss Franc) and many of the cantons subsequently established representative governments and instituted freedom of the press and trade. This map was engraved by S. Hall for issue as plate no. in xVII in the 1844 edition of Black's General Atlas.

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