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David Rumsey Historical Map Collection. Atlas for The Blind,1837.

Ancient Chinese map of the Earth's northern sky. Part of the Dunhuang Star Atlas, the oldest known complete star atlas, dating back to the years 649 to 684. Discovered in the Silk Road town of Dunhuang in 1907.

Medieval Map, All Kingdoms of the World, Catalan Atlas, 1375, 4-panel Set

from Visualoop

Vintage Infodesign [25

Map of Michigan (1837)

Silhouette from map- I'd love to see if I could fit Poland and Lebanon within my noggin

The Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind was published in 1837 for children at the New England Institute for the Education of the Blind in Boston. Without a drop of ink in the book, the text and maps in this extraordinary atlas were embossed heavy paper with letters, lines, and symbols. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first atlas produced for the blind to read without the assistance of a sighted person. Braille was invented by 1825, but was not widely used…

By francisca prieto. Amazing paper folding.

By francisca prieto. Amazing paper folding.

With Star Walk Kids, you can experience the wonders of the universe. Point your phone up to the sky, and it’ll map your exact location to the constellations above you. It’s perfect for spending quality time with your kids.

from National Geographic News

100 Years of National Geographic Maps: The Art and Science of Where

100 Years of National Geographic Maps

Map Tree Mixed media collage with vintage atlas papers, 8x8 inches. I pinned it originally to Maps, but now I am thinking of some sort of art therapy idea...