Map of the Atlantic Charter

Description

This world map The Time and Tide Map of the Atlantic Charter was designed by the British artist MacDonald Gill. The map was commissioned by Time and Tide magazine to celebrate the Atlantic Charter, an agreement of 1941 between the USA and Britain which set out their joint war aims and established the principles (particularly the economic ones) by which peace would be attained.

The original sketch had actual signatures of President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill, written on strips of paper, added to the drawing.

Full title:
The "Time & Tide" Map of the Atlantic Charter
Published:
1942
Created:
1942
Format:
Map
Language:
English
Creator:
Leslie MacDonald Gill
Copyright:
© The Estate of Macdonald Gill
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
Maps 950.(211.)

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