1872 - Milwaukee USA Birds Eye View Map

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Crafted by renowned American lithographer Howard H. Heston, this map's unique beauty and iconic flair effortlessly transport the observer to another era, establishing a connection between past and present. Birds' eye perspectives were highly coveted illustrations during the late 1800s and continued to be through the 1920s, serving as powerful tools to promote commercial progress and showcase civic grandeur. 

During the 1870s, Milwaukee underwent considerable expansion, with numerous land annexations in surrounding towns. This growth resulted in the recognizable urban boundaries that the city still maintains today. Milwaukee's status as a prominent northern city is largely due to its distinctive cultural landscape, which developed over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This particular depiction, created during a crucial period in the city's history, is a truly authentic and valuable piece of cartographic history.

High Quality Paper: Printed onto high quality poster paper which is durable and is non- tearable.