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1917 - Cranston, Edgewood and Pawtuxet Sections, plate 3 - Antique
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1917 - Cranston, Edgewood and Pawtuxet Sections, plate 3 - Antique

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Item number: RHO182
Genuine Antique Hand Colored Map

1917

Maker: Richards.

Antique map of part of Cranston, RI, Rhode Island, from Richards Standard Atlas of the "Providence Metropolitan District" volume 2, 1917. North is oriented to the left. Includes Oakland Cemetery, Edgewood Yacht Club, Norwood Beach, an area being developed called Edgewood Beach, an inset of Pawtuxet Neck, a sub-plan of another part of Cranston, and many residences and manufacturing companies. These maps were created for tax and insurance purposes and the buildings are coloured by type- the color key was only included on the index, but yellow is wood, red (pink) is brick, and brown is stone. Large numbers in pink 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. Seam separation at bottom has been repaired. 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: RHO182