I collect a lot of papery things and one of my files basically holds all the weird stuff. This pig themed map drawn in 1876 clearly qualifies as weird!
Why pigs? No idea! The piggies in the border are labeled it’s state names and dates, but I’m just not sure why they are pigs instead of some other graphic or animal!
Here‘s a closer look:
Don't right click to save, it will only give you a small resolution file. Instead, click the photo or the button below -- for a high resolution version ready for your project! There is a full page, a half and quarter page, with several color tints.
I’ve linked a few other odd bits of ephemera below, enjoy!