One interesting way to understand historical picture is through antiquarian maps. Maps can tell stories with a unique geographical, objective perspective in a way no other medium can. And they make great wall art.
Today, we’re traveling back in time through these 13 historical maps of US states from the 19th century:
Atlas Map of Texas, 1873
New York, 1846
New Jersey, 1814
Nebraska & Kanzas, 1855
Want to explore more of the United States or perhaps jump continents? Check out this week’s Antiquarian Map auction for beautiful map prints.