Thursday, December 8, 2011
SOLD vintage roll-down schoolhouse map- $155
if you're looking for a little bit of regional cartographic history from 1940, then look no further. this is a gem of a map that deserves to be prominently displayed and appreciated for its beauty and wealth of information. not only does it display the states of washington, oregon, montana and idaho in stunningly vivid color and detail, it gives you the head's up on natural vegetation, annual rainfall and population distribution. these canvas-backed roll-down maps are a dying breed- they once hung proudly for generations in schoolrooms across the country, but are now only found stashed away in attics, boiler rooms, closets, and in this case, an old barn about an hour north of seattle. dimensions are 55"h x 44"w.