PastPresent Antique Map and Print Gallery

African Reproductions
Asian Reproductions
Aviation & Ballooning
Caribbean & Pirate Maps
Celestial & Solar System
Circus & Entertainment
Civil War Map & Print Reproductions
Civil War Photo Replicas
Eastern U.S. Replica Maps & Prints
Edward S. Curtis - Native American Photos
European Reproductions
Food & Beverage Prints
French Poster Reproductions
London Maps & Prints
Magic Poster Reproductions
Medicine & Toiletry Label Reproductions
Mid-West United States Replicas
National Parks
New York City Maps & Prints
North America Replicas
"Old West" Photo Reproductions by John Grabill
Panoramic City Skyline Photos
Paris Maps & Prints
Presidential and Political Reproductions
Roman Empire Maps
Russian Reproductions
Southern Regional Replicas
South American Reproductions
Texas & Indian Territory Map & Print Reproductions
Tobacco Label Reproductions
United States Replica Maps
U.S. City Replica Maps, Views, and Panoramas
Western U.S. Map & Print Replicas
World Map Replicas
Pre-Framed Authentic Antique Prints & Engravings
Pre-Framed Authentic Antique United States Maps
Pre-Framed Authentic Antique World and International Maps
Pre-Framed Art and Photographs
Pre-Framed Antique Replica Maps & Prints
New York Botanical Garden
Original Vintage Magazine Covers
Vintage Cigarette Advertisments
Vintage Beverage, Food and Restaurant Advertisements
Vintage Car & Truck Advertisements
Various Unusual Vintage Advertisements
Vintage Gasoline, Oil, & Tire Advertisements
Vintage Financial Advertisements
Vintage Airplane, Airline, Boats, Cruise Line, Railroad Ads
Vintage Hotel, Resort, Travel, & Leisure Advertisements
Vintage Industrial & Business Advertising
Vintage Community & Real Estate Advertising
Vintage Advertising Company Ads
Vintage Home & Business Appliance Advertisments
Vintage Home Decor, Luxury & Entertainment Advertisments
Vintage Apparel, Health, Beauty, Jewelry & Grooming Ads
Antique Civil War Maps
Antique Civil War Prints
Civil War Map & Print Reproductions
Civil War Photo Replicas
Maps of the Entire World
Maps of Hemispheres & Regions
United States
Alabama Maps
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St. Joseph
St. Louis
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Coastal Survey Maps
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Star Charts
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Looking for a Special and Unusual Gift?
Present them with a piece of the past with our authentic, antique 19th Century maps and prints.These beautiful maps and prints make an extraordinary and thoughtful gift for almost any occasion. They are particularly appropriate for those holidays that celebrate a person's homeland or land of their ancestors. On the same pages possibly used by their ancestors, they can travel the roads of the past and visit the places from which their families came. An antique map or print is a personal and unique gift.

As a wedding present what better way to unite a couple from two different places then with a map of each of their home states or countries.

Some of the best ideas come from our customers. Lately, quite a few brides have chosen to give their new grooms a striking antique map to celebrate their first year of marriage. What a creative idea for the perfect paper anniversary present.

History aficionados can trace historic paths and visit favorite places, as they were more than 100 years ago.

Antique maps and prints make a wonderful present for that hard-to-buy-for individuals. For some reason men love old maps (just ask them and you'll see). So, give one to your Husband, Dad, Grandfather, or Uncle for a memorable gift. Many women are pleasantly surprised at the beauty of these fine works. Plus, we offer a wide variety of beautiful antique prints and engravings.

If you want to be sure that your gift is eaxctly what they want, give them a PastPresent Gallery Gift Certificate. Not only will you give them the perfect present, but they will likely enjoy exploring our collection of maps and prints.

So no matter what the occasion an antique map or print will be a present from the past that will be cherished for generations.

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All sizes shown are approximate. Matted maps or prints are smaller than the "matted" dimensions shown by about 6".

All of our authentic, more than 100-year old, maps and prints come double matted within museum quality, archival rag mat boards at NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE.

Due to the INCREDIBLY high shipping prices charged for OVERSIZE shipping, shipping charges may be higher than quoted for items that measure more than a total of 70" (matted height + width). For example a matted piece measuring 32" x 40" would be considered OVERSIZE (72"). For complete delivery information, see Information page.

All our authentic antiques are one-of-a-kind items. Since they are actual old works of art expect small imperfections. In some cases we may have more than one of a particular map or print. Since each is unique they may vary slightly from the item shown (when we have more than one if a particular item, the colors may be different than those shown). Each antique map or print has been dry cleaned by hand and are conservation mounted and protected in attractive rag mats. Every work in our gallery carries a lifetime guarantee of authenticity (authentic antiques only) and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee (see Information page for details). Again, the sizes stated are approximate.

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