This is an original 1943 color print map titled, "The Land As We Use It," featuring an image of the United States color-coded by the types of agriculture grown in the area. Shown are areas of corn production; wheat, oats, barley and small grains; cotton; general farming (with tobacco); vegetables, fruit and nuts; dry peas, beans, and other legumes; sugar beets, cane, sweet sorghums; oil-producing crops (not cotton); range areas and subsistence and nonagricultural areas. An inset map in the bottom right hand corner shows the areas of dairy cow raising, beef cattle, hogs and sheep. Please note that this image was printed on two separate pages, but could easily be framed together.
This 68+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging in margins. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse. Also note there is a small area missing between the two pages-- please note the "a" in "as" in the caption "The Land As We Use It."
Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 20.5 x 12.75 inches; 52 x 32 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
This piece was illustrated by Lindner, Richard. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
Keywords specific to this image: farmer, crop, region, cotton belt, farmer, field, wheat, products