Inset vignette pictorial views in left and right margins include Plymouth Rock, the Pilgrim Memorial Monument, gravestones at Plymouth, the Myles Standish Monument, the Old Mill at East Brewster, the United States Wireless Station and Cape Cod Light, Broadway, a Nantucket inn, Sankaty Head Light, Oyster Harbor, the Whaling Museum, the Jethro House, Gay Head Cliffs, Gay Head Light House, United States Bureau of Fisheries, one of three bridges joining the Cape to the mainland, cranberry bogs, and pictures of typical sites such as fishing boats, windmills, a Cape Cod cottage and a recreational beach. A Canada goose flies above the cartouche, and the waters are decorated with pictures of The Mayflower and contemporary boats. There is a simple compass rose with rhumb lines in Nantucket Sound.
A smaller version of this map with fewer illustrations — some the same, some different — was also produced and can be seen on our web site here.
Condition: Generally very good, recently professionally cleaned and deacidified. Small abrasion in cartouche, unobstrusive. Small margins, as issued, still ample for framing or can be floated.