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1917 - East Providence, Fort Hill and Farms Sections, plate 11 - Antique
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1917 - East Providence, Fort Hill and Farms Sections, plate 11 - Antique

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Item number: RHO190
Genuine Antique Hand Colored Map

1917

Maker: Richards.

Antique map of part of East Providence, RI, Rhode Island, from Richards Standard Atlas of the "Providence Metropolitan District" volume 2, 1917. Includes Watchemoket Cove, Barrington Parkway (partially under construction), Brightridge Dairy Co., and many residences and manufacturing companies. Inset at left includes Bold Point and Wilkesbarre Pier. 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 (or pink) is brick, and brown is stone. Large numbers in red designate wards. Overall good antique condition with mild surface soiling at the paper edges, leather tab at left, and a stain at right where the leather tab touches. Some tiny indents in the paper from the page being handled for over 100 years. Measures approx. 22 x 32 inches to the page edges.

Item Number: RHO190