1917 - Town of North Providence, plate 17 - Antique Map
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1917 - Town of North Providence, plate 17 - Antique Map

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Item number: RHO196
Genuine Antique Hand Colored Map


Maker: Richards.

Antique map of part of North Providence, RI, Rhode Island, from Richards Standard Atlas of the "Providence Metropolitan District" volume 2, 1917. Includes Fruit Hill Reservoir, a planned parkway along Upper Canada Pond, the planned location of the Southern New England Rail Road, 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 (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 with tear, and a stain at right where the leather tab touches. Some hand written additions in pencil and slight image transfer of title. Repaired tear and seam separation at bottom. 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: RHO196