c.1950s Grand Rapids Itasca County Minnesota Pictorial Cartoon Map
Size (in): 22.25” x 17”
Size (cm): 56.5 x 43.2
Linen backed: No
This is a vintage original Atomic Age pictorial cartoon map of the Grand Rapids region of north central Minnesota. This is a folding map that folds open to about 22.25” x 17” with the pictorial cartoon map and listing of resorts in the region covering the entirety of one side. Included are whimsical icons and cartoonish caricatures illustrating special features and points of interest in the region. The cover panel is titled Welcome to Grand Rapids, Minnesota Vacationland Capital of Itasca County. We don’t find a date or artist but this is a vintage original which looks to be from the late 1950s.
Lakes featured on this map include Leech Lake, Lake Winnibigoshish, Bowstring Lake, Sand Lake, Round Lake, Turtle Lake, Sandwich Lake and many others. Towns featured include Grand Rapids, Grattan, Effie, Big Fork, Avwood, Nashwauk, Swann River, Deer River, Ball Club and more.
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This vintage original map is folded as issued and in very good clean condition with modest handling wear. The colors are bold and overall condition is very good. This map would frame up beautifully.