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Maps of Europe

A fascinating sampling of maps depicting places in Europe.

Kimberly Kowal

Lead Curator Digital Mapping

This varied collection of maps depicting places in Europe spans the 17th to 20th centuries. The combination of early town plans and defenses, with 20th century topographic and military maps, illustrates the enduring purposes of mapping, while revealing technical and stylistic developments in cartography.

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Curator's choice

Kimberly Kowal highlights personal favourite items from the collection

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A coloured plan of Tours

A coloured plan of Tours

Plan of the glorious Battle of Hochstet

Plan of the glorious Battle of Hochstet

Kos, Nisero and Piscopi (1848)

Archipelago. The Islands of Kos, Nisero and Piscopi, etc.

Trench Maps of the Battle Front in France and Belgium, St. Julien

Trench Maps of the Battle Front in France and Belgium, St. Julien

Norway 1:100,000 , Series GSGS 4090, Harstad

Norway 1:100,000 , Series GSGS 4090, Harstad

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