Chicago Illinois 1914

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The map: Antique central city map of Chicago, Illinois with detailed streets, rail lines, bridges, major buildings, parks, the waterfront and the Chicago River. An index of streets and points of interest surrounds the map and an inset map of the region is included. This original print, over 100 years old, is very unusual. The map was drawn in 1914 and published a year later in 1915.

Page Size: 11 1/4 (w) by 14 (h) inches

Map Size: 11 (w) by 13.5 (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.

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Snapshot in time: WWI started in Europe. The Panama Canal finally opened to ship traffic after decades of demolition and construction. Woodrow Wilson was in the first of his two terms as U.S. President. Mothers Day was made official in the U.S.

Collections: Cities A-J


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