Historic Map - Newport, RI - 1860

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View of Newport, Newport County, R.I., 1860 / drawn & published by J. P. Newell.

This panoramic print of Newport, Rhode Island was drawn and published by J. P. Newell around 1860. Newport’s brushes with pirates and slave traders, and its prosperous years in the whaling industry, left a rich history that interested vacationers of the 1860's. Massive mansions and ornate resorts began to be built around the port town at that time.

Newport’s location on Aquidneck Island offered beautiful scenery and ample boating sports, of which many attended. Newport could be reached by water ferry or the Old Colony Railroad in those days.

The illustration shows Newport skyline from Fort Wolcott, Goat Island, with boating activities in the foreground.


Archive Paper

Archive Paper

Premium fine art paper that provides accurate color reproduction with high-contrast, high-resolution print output and maximum image permanence. A high-quality print ready for framing.

  • Museum quality paper for high-quality fine art.
  • Ultra smooth, neutral white matte finish.
  • Heavy-weight 230 gsm, 9.5 mil thickness.
  • Printed with pigment inks for longer print life and enhanced fade resistance.
  • Pigment based Canon LUCIA inks provide smooth tones and rich colors in fine, precise detail.
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