1960 Winn Historical Pictorail Map of Boston

Boston2-winn-1960
$125.00
Boston from 1630 From Wigwam to State house From puritan to Racketeer From Calash to Automobile From Saints and Sinners to Sinners and Saints All Set Forth Diagramed and Dated.
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1960 Winn Historical Pictorail Map of Boston

Boston2-winn-1960

Ivan Chisholm Pictorial map illustrating the history of Boston.
$125.00

Title


Boston from 1630 From Wigwam to State house From puritan to Racketeer From Calash to Automobile From Saints and Sinners to Sinners and Saints All Set Forth Diagramed and Dated.
  1960 (undated)    16.5 x 21 in (41.91 x 53.34 cm)     1 : 6000

Description


A delightful c. 1960 broadside historical pictorial map of Boston. Drawn by Ivan A. Chisholm, of Braintree Massachusetts, and published by Robert M. Winn, this pictorial map attempts to illustrate the history of Boston on a single sheet. While major streets and such are named, the real focus is the heavy annotation which describes historical events. Subjects covers range from the former 'Slave Market' in the Boston Common, the 'Cage for Sabbath Breakers' near St. Paul's Cathedral, to the Bath Tub prohibition of 1845.

Winn issued various historical map of Boston from his offices at 74 Lincoln Ave, Wollaston, Boston. On request, he would also antiquate maps to make them appear old.

Condition


Average. Backed on archival tissue.

References


OCLC 166645814, 244679030.