1917 - Warwick (East Shore), plate 25 - Antique Map
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1917 - Warwick (East Shore), plate 25 - Antique Map

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Item number: RHO204
Genuine Antique Hand Colored Map


Maker: Richards.

Antique map of part of Warwick, RI, Rhode Island, from Richards Standard Atlas of the "Providence Metropolitan District" volume 2, 1917. North is oriented to the left. Includes Pawtuxet River, a bit of Narragansett Bay, Muddy Cove, Passeonquis Cove, Occupasspatuxet Cove, Posnegansett Lake, 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 fair to good antique condition with mild surface soiling, paper loss where there was once a leather tab at left, and a stain at right where the leather tab touched. Stain at upper left. Some handwritten revisions in pencil. 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: RHO204