Category Archives: old maps

20 Free Printable Antique Maps- easy to download

I have a love affair with antique maps, and I’ve been building up a collection of hundreds over the years, many of which I sell in my Etsy shop ArtDeco. I’ve seen all sorts of creative projects from journal-making, gift wrapping, … Continue reading

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More Pictorial Maps by Jacques Liozu

Here are some more pictorial maps by French illustrator Jacques Liozu. I’ve blogged before about Liozu and posted some of his pictorial maps of American states, but here we have some maps he drew from a totally different region of the world: … Continue reading

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Pictorial Maps by Jacques Liozu

Pictorial maps have been around for centuries – they are nearly as old as mapmaking itself! Throughout the ages, pictorial maps have been used to show the cuisine of a country, the attractions of a tourist town, the architecture of … Continue reading

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Southern Exposure

Here are a few of my favorite southern things, collected over the years. This map is from the fifties It was lettered by hand and drawn by hand. I like that! I love the colors on this old map of … Continue reading

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old maps of California

It’s been three years since I left California and I miss it. I didn’t think I would like southern California after upstate New York, but it grew on me after seventeen years. Cincinnati and Saint Louis are great old riverfront … Continue reading

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American City Maps from 1904

The Encyclopedia Britannica was first published between 1768 and 1771 in Edinburgh, Scotland as three volumes. One hundred years later the landmark ninth edition (30 volumes) was printed and became known for its eminent contributors, scholarship, and literary style. This … Continue reading

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