Cardoon Art

1916 State of California Geological Map Print


We love mixing old & new and this is a favorite example! Originally printed in 1916 by the State Mining Bureau, this 1916 Geological Map is reimagined in 2D. The print features the original detail and coloring, updated with light & shadows to create the look of a topographic map. Framed in our Neon Lucite shadow box, shown in Hot Pink. 

1916 State Mining Bureau of California geologic map of California combined with a digitally-rendered 3-dimensional elevation.

  • 2D print available in 2 sizes, unframed or framed in our signature neon lucite frames.

  • Chromogenic print using traditional color photography development.

  • Large (30"x37") or Medium (18"x22")

CURRENT STOCK - Available to Ship Immediately:

Medium Framed Map in Teal Lucite 

Large Framed Map in Pink Lucite

CUSTOM ORDERING INFO - Available to ship in 8-12 weeks:

Other frame colors in either size can be custom ordered. To place your order you can purchase online and indicate your frame color choice in the Notes section. We will contact you to provide a lead time and further information about your order. Questions? Reach out to