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Franklin Leavitt map of the White Mountains

A wonderful and scarce pictorial map by the renowned White Mountains cartographer, adventurer and poet Franklin Leavitt. By the mid-19th century the transmission of the Romantic ethos across the Atlantic, the rise of a middle class with disposable income, and the development of rail links with coastal cities transformed the White Mountains into a major […]

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Map OF MEREDITH BRIDGE AND LAKE VILLAGE BELKNAP Co. N. H. New York and Jersey City: Presdee & Edwards, 1853.

Early wall map of present-day Laconia on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH

A rare, informative and appealing Presdee & Edwards wall map of Meredith Bridge and Lake Village—now known as Laconia—along the south shore of Lake Winnipesaukee in Belknap County, New Hampshire. As with all Presdee & Edwards maps, the very large scale is sufficient to provide immense detail, including not only the street plan and the […]

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Striking birds-eye view of Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire

A very fine example of this well-known view of Lake Winnipesaukee. By 1903 the Lakes and White Mountain regions of New Hampshire had become major tourist destinations, with a well-developed network of rail links and hotels. Accompanying this development was a rich literature and visual iconography revealed in maps, views and other prints. The present […]

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Lovely “bird’s-eye” view of Alton, New Hampshire

A scarce view of this town at the southern end of Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire, taken looking northward from an imaginary viewpoint above the far bank of the Merrymeeting River. The town is shown in loving detail, and legend below the view identifies sixteen numbered locations. Two insets depict the head of Alton Bay and […]

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Birds-eye view of Lake Winnipesaukee

A lovely example of this well-known view of Lake Winnipesaukee, in vibrant full color. By 1903 the Lakes and White Mountain regions of New Hampshire had become major tourist destinations, with a well-developed network of rail links and hotels. Accompanying this development was a rich literature and visual iconography revealed in maps, views and other […]

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One of the rarest of Leavitt’s White Mountains maps

A wonderful and very rare pictorial map of the White Mountains. The map depicts the region from Lake Winnipesaukee in the south to Berlin in the north, and from eastern Vermont all the way over to Conway. At the center, superimposed on and yet somehow integrated with the base map, is an image of the […]

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Leavitt’s pictorial map of the White Mountains

A wonderful and scarce pictorial map of the White Mountains. By the mid-19th century the transmission of the Romantic ethos across the Atlantic, the rise of a middle class with disposable income, and the development of rail links with coastal cities transformed the White Mountains into a major destination for artists and tourists. Over three […]

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1693A Leavitt White Mtns 1878

One of the rarest of Leavitt‘s White Mountains maps

A wonderful and very rare pictorial map of the White Mountains. The map depicts the region from Lake Winnipesaukee in the south to Berlin in the north, and from eastern Vermont all the way over to Conway. At the center, superimposed on and yet somehow integrated with the base map, is an image of the […]

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Compiled and drawn from surveys by E[dgar] M[Maurice] Woodford, MAP OF BELKNAP COUNTY NEW HAMPSHIRE. Philadelphia: Smith & Peavey, 1859.

Mammoth 1859 wall map of Belknap County and Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire

A monumental and richly informative wall map of Belknap County, New Hampshire, including terrific detail for Lake Winnipesaukee and the surrounding area. By Edgar Maurice Woodford, one of the preeminent American makers of large-scale city and county maps in the 1850s. Published in 1859, this was for its time by far the largest and most […]

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