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Wishful Mapping: a Half-baked Alaska, and the Passage That Wasn't There

Beautiful (but inaccurate) Century French map depicts Alaska like you've never seen it

SubMap 2.0: ebullition

SubMap ebullition by Kitchen Budapest. Ebullition visualises and sonificates data pulled from one of the biggest news sites of Hungary, origo. The work is part of the project SubMap, which deals with subjective mapping of cities and countries.

Book Lovers Map of America shows  landmarks of literary geography. This map is beautiful.

A Booklover’s Map of Literary Geography circa 1933

The Booklovers Map of America Showing Certain Landmarks of Literary Geography, a gem of a vintage map circa

The Weird and Wonderful U.S. Map Made Out of Dirt From Each State

The Weird and Wonderful U.S. Map Made Out of Dirt From Each State

US soil map. Fun fact: the state soil of Texas is "Houston Black," which is apparently the formal name of the blackland prairie.

This map is a late example of an early type of tourist map, the so-called Rheinpanorama. It depicts, in overlapping sections, and embellished with postcard-like images of riverside attractions, the most popular stretch of what came to be known as the Romantic Rhine, from Bonn to Mainz.

Down the Rhine and Back in Time: A Map from Tourism's Younger Days

John Gillray's map of England with George III as John Bull bombarding France with Bum Boats.

Satire on the projected French invasion of Britain; George III, in the form of a map of England, Wales and the southern part of Scotland, defecates on a fleet of ships leaving the northern coast of France.

What the United States could have been

The 124 states of America. This is potentially what the USA would look like if all of the secession movements in our history had succeeded – at least up to by a Mansfield University geography professor named Andrew Shears

HAROLD LLOYD SCISSOR TOY  Die-cut tin scissor-hand held and operated toy with great lithography

HAROLD LLOYD SCISSOR TOY Die-cut tin scissor-hand held and operated toy with great lithography

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