Lloyd's Map of the Southern States, 1862 - Rare Old Confederacy Civil War Map - USA
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This map was originally published on newspaper - the cheapest and most fragile type of paper. That it has survived 150 years makes this map extremely rare - and the newspaper adds a wonderfully unusual texture to this map.
Because this is a railroad map, it primarily shows railroads - but there's a lot more going on here, including forts, barracks, court houses, cannon batteries, the distance in miles between towns... it's a wonderful detailed map.
In an added bonus, because this was published in a newspaper, there's all sorts of other bits of info printed on the map. Take a look at some of the close-up images and enjoy a slice of 1861 history.
This map would make a great birthday or Christmas gift for someone from the Confederate states, or perhaps just a historian who's into the Civil War.
This map will be completely sharp at all sizes, though I would recommend going for a larger size if possible so that you can really enjoy the level of detail. I can print it at sizes up to 100 inches (250cm).
You can order the map itself, or you can order a framed version. The frame is a nice, simple black frame that really makes our maps pop out when on a wall. Please get in touch if you'd like a different frame, or if you'd like to frame one of the larger maps. We use super-clear acrylic (perspex/acrylite) in our frames - it's less reflective than glass and better for transport.
Some of my old maps are now available on canvas. Smaller and larger sizes are available, but you must contact me to order.
Check my canvas maps collection to see which maps are currently available on canvas.
Canvas old maps are an interesting alternative to conventionally framed maps. Depending on your personal taste and room decor, canvas maps can "pop" a bit more than a framed map.
I print on responsibly sourced canvas with very high quality, fade-resistant inks. Then the canvas is stretched over a hand-glued solid wood frame - and yes, the wood is responsibly and renewably sourced.
The finished piece is 1.5 inches (3.8cm) deep and comes ready to hang.
Please note that because of the texture of canvas, some of the finer details on some maps will be harder to read than a map printed on paper.
At 36x24 inches (90x60cm) everything should be legible. But if you want to check before you order, please contact me.
If you are not happy with your unique map for any reason, contact me for a no-quibble refund.
I am very confident you will like your old map. I have been doing this since 1984 and I'm a 5-star Etsy seller with 1000s of sales and reviews.
This is the cheapest place to buy my maps online.
I use a unique process to restore my maps that is massively time consuming and labour intensive. Hunting down the original maps can take months. I use state of the art and eye-wateringly expensive technology to scan and restore the maps. As a result, I guarantee my maps are a cut above the rest - that's why I can offer a no-quibble refund.
Almost all of my maps look amazing at large sizes (200cm, 6.5ft+) and I can frame and deliver them to you as well, via special oversized courier. Contact me to discuss your specific needs.