Archive for March, 2012

  • Shinkoku fukui butoku anmin, Okatame taihei kagami : Izu, Sagami, Musashi, Awa, Kazusa, Shimōsa Japanese Map of Tokyo Bay in 1852 Date: 1852 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (15.71mb) 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 Tokyo that you might want to check out. Got no context for this one....

    Japanese Map of Tokyo Bay (1852)

    Shinkoku fukui butoku anmin, Okatame taihei kagami : Izu, Sagami, Musashi, Awa, Kazusa, Shimōsa Japanese Map of Tokyo Bay in 1852 Date: 1852 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (15.71mb) 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 Tokyo that you might want to check out. Got no context for this one....
  • Hinrichs' guide map of the Central Park. Hinrichs' guide to Central Park (1875) Date: 1875 Author: Oscar Hinrichs Dwnld: Full Size (3.59mb) 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 New York City that you might want to check out. Oscar Hinrichs' guide map to Olmsted's Central Park [gmap] in New York...

    Hinrichs’ guide to Central Park (1875)

    Hinrichs' guide map of the Central Park. Hinrichs' guide to Central Park (1875) Date: 1875 Author: Oscar Hinrichs Dwnld: Full Size (3.59mb) 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 New York City that you might want to check out. Oscar Hinrichs' guide map to Olmsted's Central Park [gmap] in New York...
  • Plan du Cap Breton, dit Louisbovrg avec ces environs pries Bockoune's Map of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (1758) Date: 1758 Author: Lamiralle Bockoune Dwnld: Full Size (13.69mb) 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 Canada that you might want to check out. Looks like someone sent Bockoune to Cape Breton [gmap]...

    Bockoune’s Map of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (1758)

    Plan du Cap Breton, dit Louisbovrg avec ces environs pries Bockoune's Map of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (1758) Date: 1758 Author: Lamiralle Bockoune Dwnld: Full Size (13.69mb) 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 Canada that you might want to check out. Looks like someone sent Bockoune to Cape Breton [gmap]...
  • Mountains and Rivers Colton's Comparative Mountains and Rivers (1855) Date: 1855 Author: J H Colton Dwnld: Full Size (14.88mb) 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 educational maps that you might want to check out. One of the more handsome "Comparative Heights/Lengths" charts you'll find. This one by (some subordinate of) J...

    Colton’s Comparative Mountains and Rivers (1855)

    Mountains and Rivers Colton's Comparative Mountains and Rivers (1855) Date: 1855 Author: J H Colton Dwnld: Full Size (14.88mb) 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 educational maps that you might want to check out. One of the more handsome "Comparative Heights/Lengths" charts you'll find. This one by (some subordinate of) J...
  • Bicycle Road Map of Wisconsin. Published by Wisconsin Division, League of American Wheelmen Bicycle Road Map of Wisconsin. League of American Wheelmen (1897) Date: 1897 Author: League of American Wheelmen Dwnld: Full Size (6.36mb) 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 Wisconsin that you might want to check out. Time,...

    Bicycle Map of Wisconsin (1897)

    Bicycle Road Map of Wisconsin. Published by Wisconsin Division, League of American Wheelmen Bicycle Road Map of Wisconsin. League of American Wheelmen (1897) Date: 1897 Author: League of American Wheelmen Dwnld: Full Size (6.36mb) 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 Wisconsin that you might want to check out. Time,...
  • Map of the Strait of Juan de Fuca showing location of wrecks (1895) Map of the Strait of Juan de Fuca showing location of wrecks (1895) Date: 1894 Author: US Army Corps of Eng Dwnld: Full Size (6.50mb) Source: WSU Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Seattle that you might want to check...

    Strait of Juan de Fuca showing wrecks (1895)

    Map of the Strait of Juan de Fuca showing location of wrecks (1895) Map of the Strait of Juan de Fuca showing location of wrecks (1895) Date: 1894 Author: US Army Corps of Eng Dwnld: Full Size (6.50mb) Source: WSU Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Seattle that you might want to check...
  • Bird's eye view of Chicago, 1893. Roy's map of Chicago (1892) Date: 1892 Author: Peter Roy Dwnld: Full Size (15.96mb) 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 Illinois that you might want to check out. Peter Roy's birdseye map of Chicago, Illinois [gmap] in 1892. For more map resources and imagery...

    Roy’s map of Chicago (1892)

    Bird's eye view of Chicago, 1893. Roy's map of Chicago (1892) Date: 1892 Author: Peter Roy Dwnld: Full Size (15.96mb) 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 Illinois that you might want to check out. Peter Roy's birdseye map of Chicago, Illinois [gmap] in 1892. For more map resources and imagery...
  • Illustrated political chart, a cartoon of American politics and the Tapeworm Party The Tapeworm Party - U.S. Politics (1888) Date: 1888 Author: A B Graham Dwnld: Full Size (8.50mb) 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 political maps that you might want to check out. Tapeworm humor just killed in the late-19th...

    The Tapeworm Party – U.S. Politics (1888)

    Illustrated political chart, a cartoon of American politics and the Tapeworm Party The Tapeworm Party - U.S. Politics (1888) Date: 1888 Author: A B Graham Dwnld: Full Size (8.50mb) 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 political maps that you might want to check out. Tapeworm humor just killed in the late-19th...
  • Carte de la Louisiane et pays voisins, pour servir a l'Histoire générale des voyages. Bellin's History of the Louisiana Territory (1757) Date: 1757 Author: Jacques Nicolas Bellin Dwnld: Full Size (2.86mb) 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 the Louisiana Purchase that you might want to check out. Jacques Nicolas...

    Bellin’s History of the Louisiana Territory (1757)

    Carte de la Louisiane et pays voisins, pour servir a l'Histoire générale des voyages. Bellin's History of the Louisiana Territory (1757) Date: 1757 Author: Jacques Nicolas Bellin Dwnld: Full Size (2.86mb) 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 the Louisiana Purchase that you might want to check out. Jacques Nicolas...
  • Boston bird's-eye view from the north. J. Bachman, del. and lith. Bachmann's map of Boston (1877) Date: 1877 Author: John Bachmann Dwnld: Full Size (10.94mb) 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 Massachusetts that you might want to check out. John Bachman's birdseye map of Boston, Massachusetts [gmap] in 1877. For...

    Bachmann’s map of Boston (1877)

    Boston bird's-eye view from the north. J. Bachman, del. and lith. Bachmann's map of Boston (1877) Date: 1877 Author: John Bachmann Dwnld: Full Size (10.94mb) 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 Massachusetts that you might want to check out. John Bachman's birdseye map of Boston, Massachusetts [gmap] in 1877. For...
  • Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale Map of French Discoveries in America in 1673 Date: 1673 Author: Jacques Marquette Dwnld: Full Size (2.74mb) 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 the Mississippi River that you might want to check out. Late-17th-Century map by Jesuit Missionary and...

    Map of French Discoveries in America (1673)

    Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale Map of French Discoveries in America in 1673 Date: 1673 Author: Jacques Marquette Dwnld: Full Size (2.74mb) 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 the Mississippi River that you might want to check out. Late-17th-Century map by Jesuit Missionary and...
  • USGS High-resolution airphoto of St Louis in 1968 USGS North St Louis airphoto (1968) Date: 1968 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (15.97mb) Source: USGS pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of St Louis that you might want to check out. Forty years ago today, on March 16th, 1972, building A–16 in the notorious Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex was imploded with dynamite. Great significance...

    USGS North St Louis airphoto (1968)

    USGS High-resolution airphoto of St Louis in 1968 USGS North St Louis airphoto (1968) Date: 1968 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (15.97mb) Source: USGS pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of St Louis that you might want to check out. Forty years ago today, on March 16th, 1972, building A–16 in the notorious Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex was imploded with dynamite. Great significance...
  • Plano de la Bahia de la Ware y entrada de Filadelfie Map of Philadelphia and the Delaware River (1780s) Date: 1780 Author: Josef del Campo Dwnld: Full Size (4.64mb) 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 Philadelphia that you might want to check out. Del Campo's 18th-Century map of the...

    Map of Philadelphia and the Delaware River (1780s)

    Plano de la Bahia de la Ware y entrada de Filadelfie Map of Philadelphia and the Delaware River (1780s) Date: 1780 Author: Josef del Campo Dwnld: Full Size (4.64mb) 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 Philadelphia that you might want to check out. Del Campo's 18th-Century map of the...
  • A map of the British and French settlements in North America Bowen's Map of British and French Settlements in America (1755) Date: 1756 Author: T Bowen Dwnld: Full Size (8.43mb) 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 European Colonialism that you might want to check out. Thomas Bowen provides this...

    Map of British and French Settlements (1755)

    A map of the British and French settlements in North America Bowen's Map of British and French Settlements in America (1755) Date: 1756 Author: T Bowen Dwnld: Full Size (8.43mb) 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 European Colonialism that you might want to check out. Thomas Bowen provides this...
  • Carta marina Magnus' map of Scandinavia (1529) Date: 1529 Author: Olaus Magnus Dwnld: Full Size (5.47mb) Source: James Ford Bell Lib 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. Olaus Magnus' detailed 1529 map of Scandinavia [gmap].

    Magnus’ map of Scandinavia (1529)

    Carta marina Magnus' map of Scandinavia (1529) Date: 1529 Author: Olaus Magnus Dwnld: Full Size (5.47mb) Source: James Ford Bell Lib 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. Olaus Magnus' detailed 1529 map of Scandinavia [gmap].
  • Vue officielle a vol d'oiseau de l'exposition universelle de 1867. Paris Worlds' Fair (1867) Date: 1867 Author: Eugene Ciceri Dwnld: Full Size (11.84mb) 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. Eugène Ciceri's map of the "Exposition Universelle", held in Paris  [gmap] in...

    Paris Worlds’ Fair (1867)

    Vue officielle a vol d'oiseau de l'exposition universelle de 1867. Paris Worlds' Fair (1867) Date: 1867 Author: Eugene Ciceri Dwnld: Full Size (11.84mb) 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. Eugène Ciceri's map of the "Exposition Universelle", held in Paris  [gmap] in...
  • Suruga no Kuni zenzu Japanese Wood Block Map showing Mt Fuji (1830s) Date: 1830 Author: Kozaburo Kikuya Dwnld: Full Size (12.10mb) 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. Gonna need some help with this one, here. No clue.

    Japanese Wood Block Map showing Mt Fuji (1830s)

    Suruga no Kuni zenzu Japanese Wood Block Map showing Mt Fuji (1830s) Date: 1830 Author: Kozaburo Kikuya Dwnld: Full Size (12.10mb) 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. Gonna need some help with this one, here. No clue.
  • Jing cheng ge guo zan fen jie zhi quan tu Foreign Embassies in Beijing in the 1900s Date: 1900 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (11.04mb) 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 China that you might want to check out. No clue. Can any Chinese speakers/readers help us out, here?...

    Foreign Embassies in Beijing in the 1900s

    Jing cheng ge guo zan fen jie zhi quan tu Foreign Embassies in Beijing in the 1900s Date: 1900 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (11.04mb) 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 China that you might want to check out. No clue. Can any Chinese speakers/readers help us out, here?...
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