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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.
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  • 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.
This is an example of David M. Warren's 1879 map of South America. It covers the entire continent from the Caribbean to Cape Horn and from the Pacific to the Atlantic. The Falkland and South Georgia island groups are included. It shows surprisingly accurate detail of the interior of Brazil and the Amazon Basin with areas marked as 'Gold Region' and 'Diamond District.' 'Lake Reyes' is identified as the source of the Amazon River. Bolivia is shown with an outlet to the Sea and Patagonia as separate from the Argentine Republic and Chile. An inset map in the lower right quadrant depicts the Isthmus of Panama entitled 'Route of the Railroad from Aspinwall to Panama. The city of Colon was named in honor of Christopher Columbus, but was United States emigrant community called it Aspinwall after the Panama Railroad promoter William Henry Aspinwall. Throughout, the map identifies various cities, towns, rivers, islands, mountain passes and an assortment of additional topographical details. The map is color coded according to regional and political boundaries with elevation rendered by hachure. Issued as page 65 in the 1879 edition of Warren's Common-School Geography.
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