Thematic Archive

  • Missionary Map of Africa Missionary Maps of Africa - Showing Colonial Powers and Transportation (1908) Date: 1908 Author: Wells Missionary Map Co Dwnld: Full size: 01 || 02 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 Africa that you might want to check out. Another Multi-Map Monday. Interesting materials and construction...

    Missionary Maps of Africa (1908)

    Missionary Map of Africa Missionary Maps of Africa - Showing Colonial Powers and Transportation (1908) Date: 1908 Author: Wells Missionary Map Co Dwnld: Full size: 01 || 02 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 Africa that you might want to check out. Another Multi-Map Monday. Interesting materials and construction...
  • Literary map of Texas Literary map of Texas by the Dallas Public Library (1955) Date: 1955 Author: Dallas Public Library Dwnld: Full Size (5.98mb) 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 other maps of Texas that you might want to check out. A Literary Map of Texas, compiled by the Dallas Public Library....

    A Literary map of Texas by Dallas Pub Lib (1955)

    Literary map of Texas Literary map of Texas by the Dallas Public Library (1955) Date: 1955 Author: Dallas Public Library Dwnld: Full Size (5.98mb) 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 other maps of Texas that you might want to check out. A Literary Map of Texas, compiled by the Dallas Public Library....
  • Gospel temperance railroad map Gospel temperance railroad map (1908) Date: 1908 Author: G E Bula Dwnld: Full Size (13.13mb) 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 religious maps that you might want to check out. In honor of the 78th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition in the U.S., December 5th, 1933....

    Gospel temperance railroad map (1908)

    Gospel temperance railroad map Gospel temperance railroad map (1908) Date: 1908 Author: G E Bula Dwnld: Full Size (13.13mb) 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 religious maps that you might want to check out. In honor of the 78th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition in the U.S., December 5th, 1933....
  • Schaefer & Weisenbach's geography game for children, made in the year 1890. Rambles Through our Country Date: 1890 Author: Schaefer & Weisenbach Dwnld: Full Size (19.2mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. This map by Schaefer & Weisenbach Litho. and published by the American Publishing Co....

    Rambles Through our Country – Children’s Map (1890)

    Schaefer & Weisenbach's geography game for children, made in the year 1890. Rambles Through our Country Date: 1890 Author: Schaefer & Weisenbach Dwnld: Full Size (19.2mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. This map by Schaefer & Weisenbach Litho. and published by the American Publishing Co....
  • Simon Panser's visualization of a Solar Eclipse, from 1748. Solar Eclipse Chart Date: 1748 Author: Simon Panser Dwnld: Full Size (2mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other charts that you might want to check out. I'm gonna need a Dutch translation before I can make heads or tails of what's going on in this one....

    Dutch Eclipse Map by Panser (1748)

    Simon Panser's visualization of a Solar Eclipse, from 1748. Solar Eclipse Chart Date: 1748 Author: Simon Panser Dwnld: Full Size (2mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other charts that you might want to check out. I'm gonna need a Dutch translation before I can make heads or tails of what's going on in this one....
  • Charles Drayton Gibbes' map of the gold regions of California, from 1851. Map of Gold Regions of California. Date: 1851 Author: Charles Drayton Gibbes Dwnld: Full Size (15.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other California maps that you might want to check out. When James Marshal found gold at Sutter's Mill [google map] on the American...

    Map of Gold Regions of California (1851)

    Charles Drayton Gibbes' map of the gold regions of California, from 1851. Map of Gold Regions of California. Date: 1851 Author: Charles Drayton Gibbes Dwnld: Full Size (15.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other California maps that you might want to check out. When James Marshal found gold at Sutter's Mill [google map] on the American...
  • Charles Joseph Minard's map of World immigration (French), from 1862. Charles Joseph Minard's map of World immigration Date: 1862 Author: Charles Joseph Minard Dwnld: Full Size (18.1mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other thematic maps that you might want to check out. Beautiful and quite brilliant map of world migration by Charles Joseph Minard. If...

    Minard’s Map of World Migration (1862)

    Charles Joseph Minard's map of World immigration (French), from 1862. Charles Joseph Minard's map of World immigration Date: 1862 Author: Charles Joseph Minard Dwnld: Full Size (18.1mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other thematic maps that you might want to check out. Beautiful and quite brilliant map of world migration by Charles Joseph Minard. If...
  • Map of the Discoveries of the American East, Gulf, and West Coasts Map of the timeline of discovery of the U.S. Coasts (1856) Date: 1856 Author: Johann Georg Kohl Dwnld: Full Size: 01, 02, 03 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....

    Map: timeline of discovery of US Coasts (1856)

    Map of the Discoveries of the American East, Gulf, and West Coasts Map of the timeline of discovery of the U.S. Coasts (1856) Date: 1856 Author: Johann Georg Kohl Dwnld: Full Size: 01, 02, 03 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....
  • J.B. Metzler's map of Immigrants to North America (German). From 1922. Immigrants to North America Date: 1853 Author: J.B. Metzler Dwnld: Full Size (13mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other thematic maps that you might want to check out. Lots of Germans, it seems, were making their ways to the United States in the mid-19th...

    German Immigrants to North America (1853)

    J.B. Metzler's map of Immigrants to North America (German). From 1922. Immigrants to North America Date: 1853 Author: J.B. Metzler Dwnld: Full Size (13mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other thematic maps that you might want to check out. Lots of Germans, it seems, were making their ways to the United States in the mid-19th...
  • Map showing the German Kriegsmarine's containment of the British Isles. Author and Date Unknown (to me). The German Navy and the British Isles Date: 194x Author: ?? Dwnld: Full Size (1.9mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other military maps that you might want to check out. I'm not a huge WWI/II buff, but this appears,...

    German WWII Oblique Map of English Channel (1940s)

    Map showing the German Kriegsmarine's containment of the British Isles. Author and Date Unknown (to me). The German Navy and the British Isles Date: 194x Author: ?? Dwnld: Full Size (1.9mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other military maps that you might want to check out. I'm not a huge WWI/II buff, but this appears,...
  • George Hartnell Bartlett's map of the Public Libraries of Massachusetts from 1915. Public Libraries of Massachusetts Date: 1915 Author: George Hartnell Bartlett Dwnld: Full Size (15mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Massachusetts maps that you might want to check out. This charming map was made by Arlington, Massachusetts native George H. Bartlett and engraved...

    Map of Massachusetts Public Libraries (1915)

    George Hartnell Bartlett's map of the Public Libraries of Massachusetts from 1915. Public Libraries of Massachusetts Date: 1915 Author: George Hartnell Bartlett Dwnld: Full Size (15mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Massachusetts maps that you might want to check out. This charming map was made by Arlington, Massachusetts native George H. Bartlett and engraved...
  • Andrew Pearce Stout's “The Journeys and Deeds of Jesus” with scriptural annotations. From 1881. The Journeys and Deeds of Jesus Date: 1881 Author: Andrew Pearce Stout Dwnld: Full Size (10.3mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. Andrew Pearce Stout's ”The journeys, and deeds of Jesus, and...

    The Journeys and Deeds of Jesus (1881)

    Andrew Pearce Stout's “The Journeys and Deeds of Jesus” with scriptural annotations. From 1881. The Journeys and Deeds of Jesus Date: 1881 Author: Andrew Pearce Stout Dwnld: Full Size (10.3mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. Andrew Pearce Stout's ”The journeys, and deeds of Jesus, and...
  • Verlag von Caesar Schmidt's “Europe Today”. Made in 1887. Das heutige Europa Date: 1887 Author: Verlag von Caesar Schmidt Dwnld: Full Size (0.6mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. 19th Century Europe seemed to really like making maps where countries are anthropomorphic depictions of what were...

    Anthropomorphic Map “Europe Today” (1887)

    Verlag von Caesar Schmidt's “Europe Today”. Made in 1887. Das heutige Europa Date: 1887 Author: Verlag von Caesar Schmidt Dwnld: Full Size (0.6mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. 19th Century Europe seemed to really like making maps where countries are anthropomorphic depictions of what were...
  • The Merchants' Association hotel and theater map. NYC Hotel and Theater map (1906) Date: 1906 Author: NYC Merchants' Association Dwnld: Full Size (6.05mb) 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. The NYC Merchants' Assoc.'s hotel and theater map of New...

    NYC Hotel and Theater map (1906)

    The Merchants' Association hotel and theater map. NYC Hotel and Theater map (1906) Date: 1906 Author: NYC Merchants' Association Dwnld: Full Size (6.05mb) 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. The NYC Merchants' Assoc.'s hotel and theater map of New...
  • John Smith's map from “Maps for an emerging nation”. Smith's "Historical Geography" (1888) Date: 1888 Author: John F. Smith Dwnld: Full Size 13.38mb 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 thematic maps that you might want to check out. Gorgeous map by John F. Smith conflating biblical virtues with the history of...

    John F. Smith’s anti-slavery map (1888)

    John Smith's map from “Maps for an emerging nation”. Smith's "Historical Geography" (1888) Date: 1888 Author: John F. Smith Dwnld: Full Size 13.38mb 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 thematic maps that you might want to check out. Gorgeous map by John F. Smith conflating biblical virtues with the history of...
  • Telegraph chart, America and Europe Map of Telegraphy, Europe and North America (1858) Date: 1858 Author: Charles Magnus Dwnld: Full Size (10.13mb) 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 telegraph maps that you might want to check out. This map's sort of a stinker, if we're just being honest. When I picked...

    Map of Telegraphy, Europe and North America (1858)

    Telegraph chart, America and Europe Map of Telegraphy, Europe and North America (1858) Date: 1858 Author: Charles Magnus Dwnld: Full Size (10.13mb) 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 telegraph maps that you might want to check out. This map's sort of a stinker, if we're just being honest. When I picked...
  • Taxation on real and personal property per capita: 1890 U.S. Taxation on real and personal property per capita - 1890 Date: 1890 Author: Henry Gannett Dwnld: Full Size (7.33mb) 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 statistical maps that you might want to check out. A handsome choropleth map. Soothing color-ramp. Looks...

    U.S. Taxation on real and personal property (1890)

    Taxation on real and personal property per capita: 1890 U.S. Taxation on real and personal property per capita - 1890 Date: 1890 Author: Henry Gannett Dwnld: Full Size (7.33mb) 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 statistical maps that you might want to check out. A handsome choropleth map. Soothing color-ramp. Looks...
  • Motor And Relief Map Of Southern California Motor And Relief Map Of Southern California (1923) Date: 1923 Author: Pac SW Trust and Sav. Bank Dwnld: Full Size (6.93mb) 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. The latest installment of Multi-Map Monday. Two...

    Motorist Maps Of Southern California (1923)

    Motor And Relief Map Of Southern California Motor And Relief Map Of Southern California (1923) Date: 1923 Author: Pac SW Trust and Sav. Bank Dwnld: Full Size (6.93mb) 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. The latest installment of Multi-Map Monday. Two...
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