Central America 1943


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The map: Vintage original map of Central America in 1943 during World War II. Countries are shown with color-tinted areas with cities, major rail lines and rivers. An inset map covers Panama's Canal Zone, a critical shipping lane. This genuine print is over 73 years old. The original mapmakers were Matthews-Northrup Works, published by World Publishing Company.

Page Size: 13 3/4 (w) by  10 1/8 (h) inches

Map Size: 13 1/4 (w) by 9 3/8 (h) inches

Mat Size: 16 by 20 inches

Optional mat with backing board: Crescent Select 100% virgin alpha-cellulose, conservation-grade board stock, 4 ply thickness (.050"-.060"). Mat and backing board are neutral, off-white in color with a white core, 100% acid- and lignin-free to protect the map print. Each mat opening is a custom cut with a 45° beveled edge for optimal presentation.

Fits any standard 16 by 20 inches picture frame. See Mats and Frames for more information.

Shipping: See Shipping for details.

Snapshot in time:  Italy’s Mussolini is deposed and placed under arrest. The cost of a U.S. first-class stamp: $0.03. The Pentagon is completed, becoming the world’s largest office building.

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