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  • Octopium Landlordicuss

    Map Created date: 1925

    This political postcard comments on the social effects caused by private ownership of land and property in London and We...

  • A humorous diplomatic atlas of Europe and Asia

    Map Created date: 1904

    A Japanese propaganda map drawn by Kisaburō Ohara and published in Tokyo by Suketarō Nishida in 1904. Produced at the o...

  • A plat of the world

    Map Created date: 1657

    A world map drawn on Gerhard Mercator’s projection, which enabled navigators to plot courses as straight lines. Gerhard...

  • Alicante

    Map Created date: 1957

    In 1957 the Junta Provincial del Turismo produced a folding map of the ancient Spanish coastal town of Alicante especial...

  • An ancient mappe of Fairyland

    Map Created date: 1918

    Ancient mappe of Fairyland… depicts a place loosely defined as one of fantasy, literary imagination and make-beli...

  • Anthropocene Worlds

    Map Created date: 2016

    Geographer Benjamin Hennig’s world map is an example of a ‘cartogram’ – the result of algorithms turning complex data in...

  • Confiance... ses amputations se poursuivent méthod...

    Map Created date: c. 1942

    This propaganda poster was probably produced in Vichy, France. It shows Winston Churchill as an octopus, with the tentac...

  • Danzig port plan, sheet A.4.

    Map Created date: c. 1940

    Sheet A.4. Danzig port plan at c. 1:16,000 scale showing where Swedish ships berthed to load coal and unload ore. Also s...

  • Europe in the form of a queen or maiden

    Map Created date: 1585

    The map of Europe by Heinrich Bunting was published in Itinerarium et Chronicon totius sacrae Scriptura… in the l...

  • Hark! Hark! The dogs do bark!

    Map Created date: 1914

    This 'Serio-comique map of Europe' designed and printed by Johnson, Riddle & Co. in 1914, depicts the continent at war. ...

  • Humorous map of Europe

    Map Created date: 1953

    This Portuguese satirical map presents the Cold War politic situation. Published in September 1953, shortly after the So...

  • Hunter’s Map of Arabia

    Map Created date: 1905-1908

    This large map of Arabian Peninsula and the Persian Gulf was compiled by Lieutenant Frederick Fraser Hunter between 1905...

  • Jewish East London

    Map Created date: 1900

    The map 'Jewish East London' was published in 1900 by T. Fisher Unwin in a book by Charles Russell & H.S. Lewis The Jew ...

  • John Bull and his friends. A serio-comic map of Eu...

    Map Created date: 1900

    The serio-comic political cartoon map of Europe was designed by Frederick Rose and published in 1900. The Russian Empire...

  • London Mayfair Square / Neues Luftfahrtministerium...

    Map Created date: 1940

    This map of Central London adapted for Luftwaffe use was issued in 1940 in Berlin. German air raid targets include the W...