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1917 - Central Falls, Plate 2 - Antique
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1917 - Central Falls, Plate 2 - Antique

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Item number: RHO181
Genuine Antique Hand Colored Map

1917

Maker: Richards.

Antique map of part of Central Falls, RI, Rhode Island, from Richards Standard Atlas of the "Providence Metropolitan District" volume 2, 1917. North is oriented to the left. Includes Moshassuck Cemetery, Scotts Pond, Valley Falls Pond, an area designated for the Southern New England RailRoad that was not yet constructed, and many residences and manufacturing companies. These maps were created for tax and insurance purposes and the buildings are coloured by type- although the color key is missing, generally yellow is wood, pink is brick, and brown or grey might be stone. Large numbers in pint designate wards. Overall good antique condition with mild surface soiling at the paper edges, a leather tab at upper left, and a stain at upper right where the leather tab touches. Some tiny indents in the paper at bottom from the page being handled for over 100 years. Measures approx. 22 x 32 inches to the page edges.

Item Number: RHO181