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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.
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Watermarks will not appear in the printed picture. Some blemishes, tears, or stamps may be removed from the final print.
An attractive example of the 1865 U.S. Coast Survey map or nautical chart of the Port of Providence. Covers part of Narragansett Bay from Starvegoat Island north to Providence and the mouth of the Seekonk River. Today Starvegoat Island and the adjacent Oyster Beds have been filled in by a c. 1950s land reclamation project. Offers a wealth of practical information for the navigator ranging from depth soundings, to notes on tides, lighthouses, and shoals. The hand color work on this beautiful map is exceptionally well done. The triangulation for this chart was accomplished by E. Blunt. The Topography is the work of A. M. Harrison. The Hydrography was completed by a party under the command of F. P. Webber. Compiled under the direction of A. D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States and one of the most influential American cartographers of the 19th century.
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