Map of the City of Providence, Rhode Island 1896

Map of the City of Providence, Rhode Island (1896) Sampson, Murdock & Co., Boston, copyright 1894
color lithograph
Professionally conserved
professionally flattened, strong original colors, good condition
33.45 × 27.17 inches
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This 1894 Map of the City of Providence contains fine street detail  and Providence landmarks. The map is a colored lithograph drawn to accompany a City of Providence business directory published in 1896. The purpose of the map was to provide businesses and their customers with a map to locate places of business within the city and means of transportation for shipping, transit and travel.

On the back of the map is an advertisement for a Rhode Island local real estate agent. The map would have been useful locating properties on the market.

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