Readers: Here is the second part of showing you screenshots of interesting maps and diagrams from the book, World Geography by John Hodgdon Bradley, which was published in 1948. This was a textbook for secondary education. If you love the maps and diagrams in this book, you can buy a copy of it for a […]

Readers: As many of you know, I love viewing old maps. A component of this love for old maps is the love of old books about maps. In the screenshots below, I have included some interesting maps and diagrams from the book, World Geography by John Hodgdon Bradley, which was published in 1948. This was […]

Source: The Paris Review, Illustrated Maps of New York Through the Ages, June 14, 2018, https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2018/06/14/illustrated-maps-of-new-york-through-the-ages/?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=NYPLEvents&utm_campaign=SocialFlow. Since their inception, maps have been embellished with illustrations. Through July 16, a selection of illustrated maps of New York spanning six centuries is on view at the New York Public Library. A preview of the exhibition—along with captions written […]

Readers: Last week, I took some time off from work to visit family in La Crosse, Wisconsin. I am a big history buff, so we visited the La Crosse Riverside Museum. The Riverside Museum is filled with the history of logging, steamboats, pearl button making, settlers, prehistory artifacts from the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center, and more. […]

Readers: I came across this map the other day and thought I would share it with you. It is a map of the United States redrawn as 50 States with equal population. It was created by Neil Freeman and posted on his web site, Fake is the New Real. Neil Freeman is an artist and urban […]