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  • Kiritimati (Christmas) Island: Earliest New Year's celebration on Earth. Kiritimati (Christmas) Island (1785) Dates: 1785, 1814 Authors: Playfair, Bligh Dwnld: 01 || 02 Source:

    Kiritimati, first to ring in the New Year – 2012

    Kiritimati (Christmas) Island: Earliest New Year's celebration on Earth. Kiritimati (Christmas) Island (1785) Dates: 1785, 1814 Authors: Playfair, Bligh Dwnld: 01 || 02 Source:
  • Map showing the telegraph lines in operation, under contract, and contemplated, to complete the circuit of the globe World Map of Proposed and Operational Telegraph Lines (1855) Date: 1855 Author: J H Colton Dwnld: Full Size (13.86mb) 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 world maps that you might want to check […]

    Map of Proposed and Operational Telegraph Lines (1855)

    Map showing the telegraph lines in operation, under contract, and contemplated, to complete the circuit of the globe World Map of Proposed and Operational Telegraph Lines (1855) Date: 1855 Author: J H Colton Dwnld: Full Size (13.86mb) 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 world maps that you might want to check […]
  • Robinson's aeroplane map of Sydney Robinson's aeroplane map of Sydney (1922) Date: 1922 Author: Robinson Dwnld: Full Size (14.01mb) 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 featured maps that you might want to check out. Fun-looking and quite expertly-rendered overhead map of Australia's most populous city: Sydney, NSW [gmap] in 1922. Now I've […]

    Robinson’s map of Sydney, Australia (1922)

    Robinson's aeroplane map of Sydney Robinson's aeroplane map of Sydney (1922) Date: 1922 Author: Robinson Dwnld: Full Size (14.01mb) 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 featured maps that you might want to check out. Fun-looking and quite expertly-rendered overhead map of Australia's most populous city: Sydney, NSW [gmap] in 1922. Now I've […]
  • Historical map American Expeditionary Force WWI Map of the American Expeditionary Force (1932) Date: 1932 Author: Ezra C Stiles Dwnld: Full Size (11.39mb) 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 military maps that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is Armistice Day -- the 94th anniversary of the end of World […]

    WWI Map of the American Expeditionary Force (1932)

    Historical map American Expeditionary Force WWI Map of the American Expeditionary Force (1932) Date: 1932 Author: Ezra C Stiles Dwnld: Full Size (11.39mb) 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 military maps that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is Armistice Day -- the 94th anniversary of the end of World […]
  • 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 San Francisco 2 years after the earthquake by Punnet Bros. - 1908 US40 #13 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (Fire Damage, 1908) Date: 1908 Author: Punnet Bros Dwnld: Full Size (7mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United States (as ranked by CBSA). This series will run through […]

    SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, Fire Damage (1908)

    Map of San Francisco 2 years after the earthquake by Punnet Bros. - 1908 US40 #13 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (Fire Damage, 1908) Date: 1908 Author: Punnet Bros Dwnld: Full Size (7mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United States (as ranked by CBSA). This series will run through […]
  • Map of the Korean Penninsula from the 19th Century. Author unknown. Part I. Ch'onha chido Date: 18XX Author: unkwn Dwnld: Full Size (5.6mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Asian maps that you might want to check out. I know absolutely nothing about these beautiful maps of the Korean Pennensula, past that they were exhibited […]

    19th Century maps of the Korean Peninsula

    Map of the Korean Penninsula from the 19th Century. Author unknown. Part I. Ch'onha chido Date: 18XX Author: unkwn Dwnld: Full Size (5.6mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Asian maps that you might want to check out. I know absolutely nothing about these beautiful maps of the Korean Pennensula, past that they were exhibited […]
  • Baptista Boazio's illustrations of Francis Drake's West Indian Voyage, from 1589. Drake's West Indian voyage I Date: 1589 Author: Baptista Boazio Dwnld: Full size: 01 | 02 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. These plates depict Sir Francis Drake's exploits in the New World. I'm not […]

    Sir Francis Drake’s West Indian Expedition (1589)

    Baptista Boazio's illustrations of Francis Drake's West Indian Voyage, from 1589. Drake's West Indian voyage I Date: 1589 Author: Baptista Boazio Dwnld: Full size: 01 | 02 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. These plates depict Sir Francis Drake's exploits in the New World. I'm not […]
  • F. Graf's 1907 print "The Heart of St. Louis". Graf's "The Heart of St Louis" Date: 1907 Author: F. Graff Dwnld: Full Size (10.4mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of St Louis that you might want to check out. Graf depicts a thriving downtown St. Louis [gmap] in her salad days. The fourth largest […]

    The Heart of the City of St. Louis (1907)

    F. Graf's 1907 print "The Heart of St. Louis". Graf's "The Heart of St Louis" Date: 1907 Author: F. Graff Dwnld: Full Size (10.4mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of St Louis that you might want to check out. Graf depicts a thriving downtown St. Louis [gmap] in her salad days. The fourth largest […]
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