Vintage Infographics and Maps

A selection of ancient illustrations, charts, diagrams, maps and graphics, that reminds us that data visualization is far from being new. Weekly updates from http://visualoop.com/
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World Geo-Graphic Atlas (1953)

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Pacific Rule Threatens Peace (1940)

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Browse All - David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

Armored Speed Boat is Target for Bombers (1934)

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The Man of Commerce (1889)

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“The Man of Commerce” is a detailed map that conflates human anatomy with the American transportation system. Published in 1889 by the Land & River Improvement Company of Superior, Wisconsin, the map.

World Geo-Graphic Atlas (1953)

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A spread from Herbert Bayer's World Geo-Graphic Atlas including the diagram, Succession of Life and Geological Time Table, at upper right.

Man Will Conquer Space Soon (1952-54)

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In Collier’s magazine sponsored a gathering of the world’s greatest space experts who, in a series of illustrated articles, outlined one of the first comprehensive scenarios ever conceived for the exploration of space.

Cross Section of Hell (1855)

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Mapping Dante's Inferno, One Circle of Hell at a Time - Atlas Obscura

The Great War Map (1926)

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The Great War Map of Battle Line in France and Belgium, WWI map

Map of America (1876)

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Map of America (1876)

Man Will Conquer Space Soon (1952-54)

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In Collier’s magazine sponsored a gathering of the world’s greatest space experts who, in a series of illustrated articles, outlined one of the first comprehensive scenarios ever conceived for the exploration of space.

Let Them Have It All, And Be Done With It! (1882)

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The protectors of our industries - Robber baron (industrialist) - Wikipedia, the…

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