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Antiqued Hand Painted Mississippi River Maps make  great Gifts for your family River Buff or Traveler!

To ORDER any of the maps below, just call us at 888-255-7726! 
Click here to see our gallery of photographs showing close-ups of historic map details. Then return to order online (below) or give us a call.


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TESTIMONIALS

  • "Thank you, my father loved his map!"  ~ New Orleans
  • "Your Ivory map is beautiful!! He will love it! Thanks so much!"  ~ Seattle
  • "I have to ask you for two more maps... my wife wants them for the living room and I'm not willing to give up mine in the den!"   ~Illinois
  • The Les Etats Unis is beautiful. Thanks for going the extra mile for us!" ~ Washington, DC
  • "We received our map yesterday... it is fabulous!"  ~Atlanta, Georgia
  • My Lt. Ross map was wonderful. I framed it and display it next to an antique Scottish map. The artist did a beautiful, beautiful job! ~ Texas
  • I am replacing a map my husband remembers as a child. It is so meaningful to him. Thank you! - Louisiana
  • "We loved our giant 1887 ribbon map! It's perfect for the 2-story foyer."  Mpls, Mn
  • "Absolutely, we thought the hand-painted maps were fabulous. They have terrific impact in our gallery windows!"
                     ~Vintage Gallery, 429 Royal Street, French Quarter, New Orleans
  • "I visited this site one thousand times... I'm so excited to have my 60" ribbon map!" ~ Louisiana
  • "My two river maps are PERFECT. My husband will love them!"  ~ Iowa
  • "My mother-in-law is a Mississippi River buff AND a lover of old maps. This means a lot to her!!" ~ Louisiana

 

NEW! Vermont, 1855, published by J.H. Colton

For the first time, we now offer an historic American map that is "off  River." Lake Champlain and the state of VERMONT feature in this beautiful hand-painted historic map.

So if you have a family member who hails from Vermont, this one is FOR YOU.

Hand-Painted historic reproduction at $800.00

We also have TWO Artist's Proofs Available at $156 each


(Detail) Map of the Course of the Mississippi River
Limited Edition Gift Print.

Limited Edition Print  8" x 26"
$24.95

Limited Edition GIFT Print: Map of the Course of the Mississippi"
Price: $24.95

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2 Beautiful Artist's Prints are available
$200

Map of the Course of the Mississippi River from the Missouri and the Country of the Illinois to the Mouths of the Lower River
1796
by George Collot

Original Hand-Colored painting of this historic map reproduction
Map size 10" x 36"

$656


Includes St. Charles and "Kaokia", New Madrid, Natchez, Baton Rouge and New Orleans, and south to the mouths of the Mississippi.

Vicksburg is noted as Fort Nogales or WALNUT HILLS. Lots of notations, such as "swampy land for distance of 2 or 3 leagues."

Course of the Mississippi River
$656.00


1858 Plantation Map (2 in stock)
Hand-Painted in exquisite Detail!

Antiqued, hand-painted reproduction of the PLANTATION MAP, 1858, South from Natchez, Mississippi, including parts of  Arkansas, and Louisiana.
Individual plantations are clearly labeled. 

Your Ivory map is beautiful!! He will love it! Thanks so much!"  ~ Seattle  

36" x 57" 

Hand-painted 1858 Plantation Map
Price: $1200

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Also Available, ARTIST'S PROOF
1858 Plantation Map Print

Only NINE proof prints were made of our 2006 Plantation Map Painting. Certificate provided.
Price: $300


 

 


Crawford County, Wisconsin River to the Rock River in Illinois


5x7" photo quality note cards are available for ALL historic maps.  $3.95 ea

 

 

 

Portion of the Crawford County Lead Mines bounded by the Wisconsin River to the North and the Mississippi River to the West. Includes Mineral Point, Dodgeville to the East. Reproduction is crystal clear.

Hand-colored, $600.00

Full-sized ARTIST PROOF Available, $156


1887 Ribbon Map by Willard Glazier
Hand Painted Collector Edition

 

 

This reproduction of a rare Mississippi River "ribbon map" was drawn by Captain Willard Glazier to "prove" his premise that the True Source of the Mississippi was Lake Glazier rather than Lake Itasca. Looking for modern day towns on an old map? Many modern-day towns are included in this. It also contains many towns noted no longer appear on maps, like Waterproof...which wasn't!

 

Each ribbon map in this edition is delicately and individually  hand-painted in skillfully blended watercolor earth tones.
Available in two sizes.

Hand-Painted Father of Waters
 4" x 45"  $300


 

Hand-Painted 60" 1887 Glazier Ribbon Map, Father of Waters
Price: $800.00

 

 

Limited Edition Color Gift Print, 1887 Glazier Ribbon Map, Father of Waters
$24.95

All our hand-painted historic map reproductions can be produced to any size on a commission basis.

 

 CLICK HERE for detailed historical information on Mississippi River RIBBON MAPS.


 

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One of a kind, Hand-Painted Reproduction of Les Etats Unis
Price: $356.00

L'Amerique Septentrionale
Partie Occidentale

Par (by) M. BONNE  Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine.

LES ETATS UNIS  (The United States)

 
All French, good detail from Lac Superieur to the mouths of the Mississippi. To south, it shows Ft. de la Pointe Coupee, R. Rouge, Ft. des Natches, Ft. St. Pierre and mentions Ft. Rosalie without the usual annotation that the Fort was destroyed (seen in our maps dated 1756 or later).
 
In the north it shows a very large Lac Rouge, Saute St. Antoine (St. Anthony Falls), Fort St. Nicolas near the Ouisconsing (Wisconsin) R. and etc.
 
Good detail on Fort S. Philippe, Cahokias, and several lead mines in the Ste. Genevieve area. Good detail on the Ohio River and it's tributaries. Good detail of the Apalachian Mountains, Georgie, Cherokee country, etc.
 
More detail East of the Mississippi than West (although there is good detail for inland Minnesota). Unlike any other map, it shows the Mississippi going towards inland Minnesota and notes that the source is UNKNOWN.

The maps are beautifully hand-tinted in color and in brown tones. The print on the smaller size is readable, but the larger size is much easier to read.

For detail of the upper River, Minnesota, and east to Michigan and the Appalachian mountains, these maps are my favorites.


Beautifully Hand Colored Reproduction of the 1698 Italian "GULFO DEL MESSICO"
Price: $256.00

 


From the Arkansas River to the Gulf of Mexico (includes the Arkansas Post) and EAST to the northern coast of Florida. This ITALIAN map is one of our most detailed and most beautiful maps. 

    
Hand Painted GULFO del MESSICO   $256.00    
Map Size:  13 x 18 inches

Email us!  Click envelope to email us your question or comment! or Phone 888-255-7726 to ORDER



Carte de La Louisianne - French Map of the Missouri River

1757 from the Appalachians to the Rockies, North to St. Paul, the entire Mississippi. Notes French colonies, Indian nations and towns, Mines, the River St. Louis (Mississippi River) and adjacent rivers. From the "Saute de St. Antoine" (Minneapolis) to the Gulf. Very detailed for much of the Missouri River and western regions. Mouth of the Mississippi is marked as "unknown". 

Hand painted  $226.00
Map size  13"x18"


Hand Painted Carte de La Louisianne
Price: $226.00

Email us!  Click envelope to email us your question or comment!

or Phone 888-255-7726 to ORDER


Lt. Ross Map of the Course of the Mississippi from Fort du Chartres in opposite the Missouri River to the Gulf. Prepared in 1765. (portion shown)     
44.5 x 17 inches   Hand-colored   $456
14x36" Hand Colored   $280

Lieutenant Ross' large scale map of the Mississippi is the largest format map of the Mississippi during the 18th Century, and the most detailed British Military Survey of the River. The map is based upon D'Anville's large map of 1746 and his Carte de la Louisiane published in 1752.   Shows Fort Chartes in the north, and Fort Kaskaskia. Adds substantial detail for southern portions of the map, including Pointe Coupee and Fort Rosalie. 

Hand Color-Tinted "Lt. Ross: Map of the Course of the Mississippi"
Price: $456.00

Email us!  Click envelope to email us your question or comment! or Phone 888-255-7726 to ORDER

 


Mississippi River HEADWATERS 1887

Willard Glazier Limited Edition Color Print

Map size 16"x11"   $24.95

Original, signed, hand-painted version of this 1887 map is also available. 

Includes Glazier's exact canoe route and dates from his journey through the headwaters of the Mississippi River to the lake he called Lake Glazier.

Limited Edition Print of Glazier's HEADWATERS of the Mississippi"
Price: $24.95

Or Phone 888-255-7726 to ORDER


Suite du Cours du
Fleuve St. Louis (Mississippi River) 

by Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), published in Paris, 1764

Newly Arrived!
From the Iberville to the Yazoo River.  Fort Rosalie (Natchez) is shown. Also Fort de la Pointe Coupee.

A portion of the Red River is detailed as well as an inset map of French settlements near the Natchitoches and historic Fort St. Jean. Click link to see details of this map! 
 

 

Bellin is one of the most proficient French cartographers of the mid-eighteenth century. Appointed the first "Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine."

Map size 30 " x 20"
Hand-painted Historic Map Reproduction: $356


We also have just TWO ARTIST's PROOFS Available! Beautiful print reproductions in full size...


 

Note on pricing: If you have been visiting this site, you will notice a price increase on all the hand-painted historic map reproductions. As we compete with art galleries to carry the maps, our costs are rising.  Additionally, we have upgraded the weight and archival properties of both the hand painted maps and our NEW option of an individually hand-printed ARTIST's PROOF.

Yes! We do paint privately owned maps.. we will produce a high resolution scan to the size you require. Phone or email us with your query.

Email us!  Click envelope to email us your question or comment! or Phone 888-255-7726 to ORDER  
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We are in the process of adding the rest of our maps to this shopping cart... To ORDER any of the above maps, just call us at 888-255-7726!
Please check back!!
Meanwhile we recommend to you any of the following great Mississippi River art products!

Unique real-photo NOTE CARDS of hand painted antiqued maps. 5x7 size, individually packaged with envelope and clear acetate. Set covers stretches of the entire Mississippi River. Extremely limited edition!
 
Ask us how to put your favorite bit of the river on a custom note card!

Antique map set of 5 note cards
Price: $20.95


 


 

Frameable Steamboat Sketches by Neal Fink
Framable prints of 20+ historic riverboats.
 

Click photo, left, to see our entire selection of prints. Note which specific boat prints you wish to purchase in the comment box of the online order form when you click the purchase button below..
 

Frameable Steamboat Sketches with Foam Board
Price: $21.95

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Come Hell or High Water
by Michael Gillespie

A Lively History of Steamboating...  with a delightful and informative anthology of accounts from steamboat passengers, crews and journalists of the 19th century. Personal accounts of all aspects of steamboat travel from the development and construction of vessels, to steamboat races, accidents and the pleasures of Mississippi & Ohio river travel.

Come Hell or High Water
Price: $19.95


For more on modern-day commercial river boating

One Man and the Mighty Mississippi

by Norman Hillman
Price: $21.95


 

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