Size: 24.8" x 24" (blank border included).
Media: Fine Art Canvas with coating against UV light.
Footer: Axel E. Aamoot, Kjobenhavn.
This is a fine reproduction of a magnificent antique topographical map of the Caribbean municipality of Frederiksted on the island of St. Croix, Danish West Indies - US Virgin Islands since 1917. This fantastic map was originally engraved in 1799 by Danish cartographer Peter Lotharius Oxholm and has now been printed on Fine Art Canvas. A very beautiful historical map of St. Croix!
About this Map: This one of a kind and scarce cadastral map of Frederiksted, St. Croix shows the animal mills and windmills / wind mills and names of the sugar estates / plantations. It does not list the names of the landowners. It also shows the city plan of Frederiksted. This map is a must for any Crucian / Cruzan, genealogist, historian, or St. Croix lover! A Saint Croix map of incredible history!
About P.L. Oxholm: Peter Lotharius Oxholm (10 July 1753 – 27 July 1827) was a Danish army officer and governor-general of the Danish West Indies from 1815 to 1816. He also participated in the Battle of Køge against the British troops in 1807. Oxholm was first married to Marie Heilyger, who died in 1794, and later to Ann O'Neill (February 3, 1780 – August 16, 1844), daughter of a plantation owner on St. Croix. In 1814, Oxholm was appointed governor-general of the Danish West Indies.
Fine Art Giclée Reproduction.
Masterfully printed and crafted on Fine Art artist canvas using archival-quality pigment inks, which resist the effect of incidental water contact. Our archival-quality canvas has an acid-free base and a neutral pH.
Enhanced Coating Protection.
Our reproductions printed on Fine Art canvas are additionally protected with a complimentary clear professional coating for better resistant to incidental water contact, UV light and atmospheric contaminants. To allow for professional stretching and framing, a blank border of approximately 1½ to 2 inches surrounds the image.