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Historic Maps of New England LLC

115 Summer St Studio B
Andover, MA 01810
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At historic Maps of New England we believe that the inherent details of ward maps that makes them so interesting can be graphically enahnced to make them true pieces of fine art. As artists we look at each individual map, or collection of maps, to create a work of art that will last a century or more. After digitally repairing and cleaning the original maps we update the overall color schemes, add texture and patterns, and adjust sharpness, contrast, tone and vibrancy. In some cases, such as in our Cape Cod collection we will digitally stich maps or sections of maps together to provide a more interesting presentation. 

Why hang an old original print when you can digitally colorize the history of the map and make it come to life.


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outdoor party setting
In celebration of the Cape & Islands Design Guide To mark the launch of the annual Cape & Islands Design Guide, the BDG team hosted a late August afternoon event at the Green Pond Yacht Club in East Falmouth. The day was blissfully beautiful, with high temperatures and a light breeze off of the ocean. Guests came from all over the Cape & Islands, and several traveled from Boston and...
Office with wood ceiling and tray table and maps hanging on the wall
George Thorlin redefines cartography. The owner of Historic Maps of New England, George Thorlin, does more than create maps. His passion for cartography started in the early 1990s when he discovered an old map showing his own house that was built in 1791.  He quickly became an avid collector and eager student of the history they contained. With his love of cartography, along with an extensive...