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Waterloo: Selected Maps of Napoleon’s Final Battle

Posted by: Cynthia Smith

A page from William Hacke's atlas.

William Hacke: A Pirate’s Cartographer

Posted by: Cynthia Smith

This section of a plate from the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum presents the Caucasus as understood by a 16th century Flemish cartographer.  The Black Sea coastal town of Zichia is a medieval reference to the former kingdom of the Adyga, and likely stands for the town of Sochi today.  Geography and Map Division.

Let the Games Begin! (Russian Style)

Posted by: Mike Klein

These ten maps on a single sheet, published in 1918 by the Italian-American News Bureau, call attention to the significance of the port of Fiume to many Italians, besides the hero of our story.  Geography and Map Division.  Italy – Fiume – 1918 – Italian American New Bureau

A Fascist Dystopia with Style on the Adriatic

Posted by: Mike Klein

This section of a British map depicts Carpathian-Rus’ as it appeared in the early 18th century, securely in the bosom of Hungary.

Beware the Ides of March! (And the roaring of mice, too)

Posted by: Mike Klein

This map indicates the location of ships sunk by U-boat activity in the Mediterranean, the Atlantic, and the North Sea, specifically within those areas open to unrestricted warfare.  The total was roughly 7,500 vessels.

Risky Business

Posted by: Mike Klein

Brown, red, and yellow tinted map illustration of the continents of Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, with a circular frame around them

Photomosaic Maps of the Allied Invasion of Italy

Posted by: Ryan Moore

The cover page for the atlas.

A “Heretical” Atlas

Posted by: Cynthia Smith