NEWPORT AND THE HISTORIC ISLAND OF RHODE ISLAND.

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Newport and the Historic Island of Rhode Island.

Color lithograph 1939
Image 17 1/8 x 25 3/8" (43.5 x 64.4 cm)
Good condition and color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 97072
Price: $195.00
Publisher : Mount Hope Bridge Corporation
A charming pictorial map extending from Bristol and Newport east to Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard showing "historic shrines, quaint villages, improved highways, delightful byways, ocean bathing, fishing, boating, sports, hospitality, and other summer attractions that only maritime New England can offer..." The text indicates that these activities are enabled by the one-mile Mount Hope Bridge, connecting Bristol to points east. Filled with illustrations on both land and water along with historical notes. Includes burgee's of yacht clubs that are located within the map. The verso contains a smaller pictorial map of Newport’s Famous Ten Mile Drive, a map showing all the major roads in southern New England and a small map of the whole of Narragansett Bay..

Arranged by John Haley, RI Historian; Designed by H. W. Hetherington; Lithographed by the J.C. Hall Company, Providence, RI
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