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Hingham, MA 1885 Bird’s Eye View

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31×23.5 in
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A Reproduction of a colored bird’s eye view map of HINGHAM, Massachusetts in 1885. Bird’s-eye views appear as something between a panoramic view and a map, as though they were drawn by the artist while he was suspended in a hot-air balloon. In fact, they were drawn by hand using, most often, two-point perspective to produce a three-dimensional rendering. The city views are surprisingly accurate and represent a much neglected source for understanding the history of an area.

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