Finn, W.J.

1917

Birdseye View of Boston Harbor by Union News Co.

Birds Eye View of Boston Harbor in colors along the South Shore to Plymouth, Cape Cod Canal and Provincetown Showing all Steamboat Routes.

DESCRIPTION: Folding antique colored harbor excursion map from ca. 1917 of South Boston, Boston Harbor, Dorchester Bay, Quincy Bay, and Cape Cod Bay to Provincetown. This colorful survivor shows steamship routes to coastal towns and identifies many nearby islands.

This map could have been purchased by passengers aboard any steamboat plying the routes shown on the map including:
  • To Europe
  • To Provincetown
  • To Plymouth
  • To Nantasket
  • To New York
Legend at bottom identifies numerous islands and other features as a sample below illustrates:
  • Nixes Mate
  • Snake Island
  • Commonwealth Pier
  • Minots Light
  • Rowes Wharf
Without the advertisements sometimes found on the cover. Price is noted on the front as "10 cents".

CREATOR: Finn, W.J.

PUBLICATION DATE: 1917

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: Atlantic

CONDITION: Very Good.  Extremely clean and in excellent state. No holes, tears, or chips. Vertical and horizontal folds as issued. Front cover detached but present. Map is attched to back cover.

COLORING: Slightly browned lithographed color.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 19 " x 13 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 200

PRICE: $240


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