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City map art is a fascinating art category that depicts human life in a unique way. Unlike other forms of city art, city map art gives the viewer a 'birds-eye view' at the growth and development of human civilization. This form of geographic art has considerable appeal as an aesthetic image however, many of these works are prized for their historical value.

City map art, like all forms of geographic art and cartography, are fairly simple in their execution. These images use basic lines and icons in order to help the viewer understand the subject in its entirety. In many ways, city map art is the ultimate form of minimalist art, since it's capable of capturing a spectrum of information with very little detail.
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City Maps Artwork

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1890 Guilmin Map of Paris, France with Monuments
Fine-Art Print
24" x 18"
$53.99
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Pittsburgh Map, 1902
Fine-Art Print
36" x 24"
$80.99
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Map of San Francisco, California, 1912
Fine-Art Print
22" x 24"
$45.99
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City of New York Map
Fine-Art Print
36" x 25"
$83.99
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New Orleans & Mississippi River Map
Fine-Art Print
36" x 24"
$81.99
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Sepia Map Of London
Fine-Art Print
16" x 12"
$33.99
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Charleston, South Carolina Map
Fine-Art Print
36" x 24"
$80.99
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Euro Map II - Rome
Fine-Art Print
18" x 18"
$44.99
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St Louis Worlds Fair
Fine-Art Print
36" x 27"
$86.99
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Plan Of The City Of New York
Fine-Art Print
23" x 30"
$45.99
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Map of Rome
Fine-Art Print
14" x 11"
$28.99
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New York My Story
Fine-Art Print
13" x 13"
$19.99
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New York, 1873
Fine-Art Print
19" x 13"
$19.99
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Sepia Map Of Paris
Fine-Art Print
16" x 12"
$33.99
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1507 Waldseemuller Very Hi Res XL
Fine-Art Print
18" x 10"
$31.99
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Nashville
Fine-Art Print
36" x 21"
$81.99
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1652 Gomboust 9 Panel Map of Paris, France
Fine-Art Print
24" x 24"
$63.99
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Rutherford, NJ Vintage Map, 1904
Fine-Art Print
27" x 20"
$61.99
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Euro Map II - Rome
Fine-Art Print
12" x 12"
$27.99
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Chicago, 1895
Fine-Art Print
18" x 24"
$53.99
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Blueprint Map New York Taupe
Fine-Art Print
30" x 40"
$67.99
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Boston II
Fine-Art Print
36" x 25"
$83.99
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1652 Gomboust Map of Paris, France
Fine-Art Print
24" x 24"
$63.99
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Blueprint Map New York
Fine-Art Print
24" x 36"
$33.99
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Euro Map I - Paris
Fine-Art Print
12" x 12"
$27.99
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Euro Map I - Paris
Fine-Art Print
18" x 18"
$44.99
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Manhattan Map Blue Brown
Fine-Art Print
24" x 32"
$132.99
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All About Paris III
Fine-Art Print
12" x 12"
$27.99
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Map of Paris circa 1931 including monuments
Fine-Art Print
24" x 18"
$52.99
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ATL Atlanta Airport Black
Fine-Art Print
18" x 24"
$53.99
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DFW Dallas Airport Black
Fine-Art Print
18" x 24"
$53.99
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Plan de la Ville de Paris, 1715 (M)
Fine-Art Print
20" x 39"
$75.99
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As a historic image, city map art has much to say. The availability and necessity of maps and plans in architecture means that city map prints can be used to see the growth of a city in nearly perfect detail. For example, compare 'The First Map of Paris' with the later 'Plan de Paris' and the amount of growth is nearly astounding in scope. This 'snap-shot' effect is one of the main reasons by city map art is so popular, particularly among modern historical fine art enthusiasts.

Unlike many other forms of map art, city map art is rarely used in the form of educational posters. However, city map prints can be used in an educational contexts, particularly in higher education institutions, where the visual anatomy of an individual city can be explored for a variety of reasons, such as anthropology, history, architecture, and archaeology.
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