Part of Ward 11, City of Boston - 1902 
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United States Massachusetts
Antique map of part of Boston, MA, from the Atlas of the City of Boston, Boston Proper and Back Bay, published by G. W. Bromley and Co., 1902. Includes the area near Kenmore Square, and generally the areas near the intersection of Commonwealth Ave and Beacon St. 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, pink is brick, grey is stone, and blue is iron. Each property is labeled with the property owner's name. Large numbers designate wards. North is oriented to the top. Shows roads, railroads, public spaces, etc. This area was actively changing at this time and someone was noting the changes on the map in pencil (these could easily be erased if preferred). Good condition with small water stains at bottom corners, mild surface soil/stains, slight wrinkling of the page, edge wear, and overall toning that is darker at the paper edges. Each page of the atlas has a leather tab and the tabs have stained the opposite page. Pages are backed with linen. Should look good when framed- some signs of age will still be visible. Measures approx. 22 x 32 inches to the paper edges.
Genuine Antique Map
Maker: Bromley

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