Archive for October, 2011

  • Congrats to the best baseball town in the U.S. for the greatest September and greatest October -- and greatest finish in baseball history. From your proudest son, happily checking out for the night on the South side where things are still popping off. So St Louis, -t59K

    St Louis Cardinals are 2011 World Champs

    Congrats to the best baseball town in the U.S. for the greatest September and greatest October -- and greatest finish in baseball history. From your proudest son, happily checking out for the night on the South side where things are still popping off. So St Louis, -t59K
  • Yamashiro no Kuni ezu Map of Yamashiro Region, Japan (1800s) Date: 1800 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (13.37mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Japan that you might want to check out. Beautiful map, but I couldn't begin to describe it. Little help over here?

    Map of Yamashiro Region, Japan (1800s)

    Yamashiro no Kuni ezu Map of Yamashiro Region, Japan (1800s) Date: 1800 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (13.37mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Japan that you might want to check out. Beautiful map, but I couldn't begin to describe it. Little help over here?
  • Map illustrating the operations of the Seventh Division under Brig. General G.W. Morgan at Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during a portion of the year 1862 Maps of Civil War - Defenses and Troop Movements (1877) Date: 1877 Author: US Army Corps of Eng Dwnld: Full Size (3.98mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have...

    Various Civil War Maps (1877)

    Map illustrating the operations of the Seventh Division under Brig. General G.W. Morgan at Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during a portion of the year 1862 Maps of Civil War - Defenses and Troop Movements (1877) Date: 1877 Author: US Army Corps of Eng Dwnld: Full Size (3.98mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have...
  • A synopsis of the universe, or, the visible world epitomiz'd Wright's Celestial Map of the Universe (1742) Date: 1742 Author: Tomas Wright Dwnld: Full Size (19.52mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Astronomy maps that you might want to check out. Thomas Wright was an 18th-Century English astronomer who was credited...

    Wright’s Celestial Map of the Universe (1742)

    A synopsis of the universe, or, the visible world epitomiz'd Wright's Celestial Map of the Universe (1742) Date: 1742 Author: Tomas Wright Dwnld: Full Size (19.52mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Astronomy maps that you might want to check out. Thomas Wright was an 18th-Century English astronomer who was credited...
  • Map of California Roads for Cyclers Blum's Map of California Roads for Cyclers (1896) Date: 1896 Author: George W Blum Dwnld: Full Size (18.70mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: Read the image's Imperfections Manifest page for a better understanding of this print. pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other California maps that you might want to check out. As an avid cyclist, with close...

    Blum’s Bicycle Map of California Roads (1896)

    Map of California Roads for Cyclers Blum's Map of California Roads for Cyclers (1896) Date: 1896 Author: George W Blum Dwnld: Full Size (18.70mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: Read the image's Imperfections Manifest page for a better understanding of this print. pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other California maps that you might want to check out. As an avid cyclist, with close...
  • Atlas Catalan de 1375 Abraham Cresques' “Catalan Atlas” World Map (1387) Date: 1387 Author: Abraham Cresques Dwnld: Full Size: 01, 02, 03, 04 Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Historical maps that you might want to check out. Here's the latest installment of Multi-Map Monday. Famed 14th-Century Jewish cartographer Abraham Cresques...

    Cresques’ Catalan Atlas – World Maps (1387)

    Atlas Catalan de 1375 Abraham Cresques' “Catalan Atlas” World Map (1387) Date: 1387 Author: Abraham Cresques Dwnld: Full Size: 01, 02, 03, 04 Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Historical maps that you might want to check out. Here's the latest installment of Multi-Map Monday. Famed 14th-Century Jewish cartographer Abraham Cresques...
  • Puerto Rico, Bahía de San Juan Commemorative Map of Christopher Columbus in Puerto Rico (1992) Date: 1992 Author: US Coast Survey Dwnld: Full Size (9.28mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of exploration that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is Columbus Day so here's a Columbus map. Not...

    Christopher Columbus Commemorative Map (1992)

    Puerto Rico, Bahía de San Juan Commemorative Map of Christopher Columbus in Puerto Rico (1992) Date: 1992 Author: US Coast Survey Dwnld: Full Size (9.28mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of exploration that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is Columbus Day so here's a Columbus map. Not...
  • World's fair, St. Louis, 1904: ground plan Louisiana Purchase Exposition Map of the 1904 World's Fair in Forest Park, St Louis Date: 1904 Author: John Carson Dwnld: Full Size (11.67mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of World's Fairs that you might want to check out. This has exactly jack-shit...

    Cardinals just won the NLDS (1904 World’s Fair)

    World's fair, St. Louis, 1904: ground plan Louisiana Purchase Exposition Map of the 1904 World's Fair in Forest Park, St Louis Date: 1904 Author: John Carson Dwnld: Full Size (11.67mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of World's Fairs that you might want to check out. This has exactly jack-shit...
  • Rand-McNally New County and Railroad Map Of California And Nevada Rand-McNally New County and Railroad Map Of California And Nevada (1912) Date: 1912 Author: Rand McNally Dwnld: Full Size (11.94mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of California that you might want to check out. Colorful, if a bit forgettable,...

    County and Railroad Map Of California And Nevada (1912)

    Rand-McNally New County and Railroad Map Of California And Nevada Rand-McNally New County and Railroad Map Of California And Nevada (1912) Date: 1912 Author: Rand McNally Dwnld: Full Size (11.94mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of California that you might want to check out. Colorful, if a bit forgettable,...
  • Leo Belgicus Map of Belgium as a Lion - 1611 Date: 1611 Author: Jodocus Hondius Dwnld: Full Size (10.47mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Europe that you might want to check out. I first saw this Hondius map of Belgium [gmap] depicted as a Lion on some other map...

    Jodocus Hondius’ Map of Belgium as a Lion (1611)

    Leo Belgicus Map of Belgium as a Lion - 1611 Date: 1611 Author: Jodocus Hondius Dwnld: Full Size (10.47mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Europe that you might want to check out. I first saw this Hondius map of Belgium [gmap] depicted as a Lion on some other map...
  • Map of the Course of The Mississippi from the Missouri and the Country of The Illinois to the mouth of this River Collot's Map of the Course of the Mississippi (1796) Date: 1796 Author: George Henri Collot Dwnld: Full Size (8.03mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Mississippi River...

    Collot’s Maps of River Courses (1796)

    Map of the Course of The Mississippi from the Missouri and the Country of The Illinois to the mouth of this River Collot's Map of the Course of the Mississippi (1796) Date: 1796 Author: George Henri Collot Dwnld: Full Size (8.03mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Mississippi River...