Framed Louisiana PurchasePatriot Gear
- Proudly handmade in the USA
- Wood Frame with Mat, Glass Front, Paper Duster Backing with Wire Hanger
- Printed on antique parchment paper that goes through an 11 step process to give it an aged authentic look. Each paper is unique with characteristics such as (but not limited to), golden or yellow hues, crinkling, puckering.
- Frame measures approx. 22" wide and 19 1/2" tall
- Font size approx. 10pt script
We currently offer two lines of frames:
- Solid Wood Frames: Country Black Frame (main photo) or Grey Barnwood.
- Eco-Friendly BonanzaWood® Frames: Pitch Black, White American Barn, or Montauk Boardwalk. These eco-friendly frames provide the finish, look, and longevity of solid wood, yet are constructed of millions of tons of residual wood which is collected, cleaned and milled to uniform-size particles and formed to shape under intense heat and pressure.
The Louisiana Purchase, a monumental event in American history, occurred in 1803 when the United States, under the leadership of President Thomas Jefferson, acquired a vast territory from France. The purchase encompassed approximately 828,000 square miles of land west of the Mississippi River, doubling the size of the young nation. Negotiated by James Monroe and Robert Livingston, the acquisition secured New Orleans and opened crucial access to the Mississippi River for American trade. The cost of the entire territory was $15 million, or roughly four cents per acre, making it one of the most economically advantageous land deals in history. The Louisiana Purchase not only expanded the United States' territorial holdings but also paved the way for westward expansion, influencing the course of American development and shaping the nation's identity for generations to come.