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Drawing inspiration from Joseph Hutchins Colton's renowned map, this vintage rendition offers a unique perspective on the continents, oceans, and major geographical features of the era. Crafted with meticulous detail and artistic flair, the map showcases the various countries, cities, and landmarks that defined the world during that time. 

Colton's maps were highly regarded for their accuracy, detail, and artistic design. The Colton family produced various editions of world maps, with each edition reflecting the geographical knowledge and discoveries of its time. These maps were often sought after by collectors and enthusiasts of vintage cartography. Colton's Map of the World played a significant role in shaping the public's understanding of global geography during the 19th century and remains a valuable historical resource today.

Whether you're a collector of unique maps, a history enthusiast, or simply intrigued by the evolution of cartography, this vintage map will transport you to an era of discovery and exploration.

Art by: Great River Arts

Colton’s Map of The World

  • This vintage-style sign is available in multiple different sizes in your choice of wood or metal.

    Wood signs come in four different sizes, are affixed with a picture-hanger on the back, and are recommended for indoors or outdoors under an eave. Extra Large wooden signs (48x65, 35x82, 48x82, and 47x47) ship disassembled.

    Metal signs come in three different sizes, are embellished with corner grommets for hanging, and are recommended for indoor or outdoor use.

    Materials: Locally-sourced plywood or galvanized steel.

    Disclaimer: Maps are intended for decoration only, may contain erroneous information, and may not be used for navigation. All geography changes over time. Lake depths not only change over the years, but season-to-season as well. And ocean depths, of course, change with the tides.

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