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Series I: World (continued)
FOLDER 69 [Spices and Coffee Napkin]
43 x 43 cm
Oechsli, Kelly
Napkin map. Map shows a grid pattern superimposed over an island with a pirate ship sailing nearby. An "x" marks the spot on the island.
FOLDER 70 [Adventure Map]
28.5 x 41.5 cm
Valdy: Sunya Gershenson
For Hotel Posada. Puerto Vallarta Mexico. Map shows a harbor "Bahia Banderas" and the land area is labelled with scenes of everyday life and recreation.
FOLDER 71 A Map for Young and Old Picturing a Few of the Many Accidents that Might be Prevented by the Use of Cauton, circa 1929
16.5 x 24 cm
"Scale of accidents -- more than are necessary per half inch"
Chicago: National Safety Council
Map of the U.S. outline and within the borders are drawings of unsafe situations to be avoided. Second copy 36 x 52 cm.
FOLDER 72 Map of the United States as Californians See It, circa 1947
42.5 x 51.5 cm
Litho-Long Beach Printery
Arnold, Oren
Californian's very skewed look at the U.S.
FOLDER 73 A New Yorker's Idea of the United States of America, circa 1936
17.5 x 24.5 cm
New York
Wallingford, Daniel K.
Very skewed map of the U.S. concentrating on the boroughs of NYC. 2 copies.
FOLDER 74 A New Yorker's Idea of the United States of America, circa 1936-1941
17 x 23.5 cm
New York
Walllingford, Daniel K.
On reverse, an oblique aerial photo of NYC-Manhattan
FOLDER 75 How the U.S. Looks to Politicians
27 x 31 cm
Thompson, Kenneth D.
From an article "You Don't Elect the President." by George T. Renner. Map shows the U.S. with each state sized according to the number of electoral votes it has. A correctly proportioned map as an inset.
FOLDER 76 This Map Presents A Bostonian's Idea of the United States of America, circa 1939
17.5 x 24 cm
New York
Wallingford, D.K.
Map shows a very skewed map of the U.S. from the Bostonian's viewpoint.
FOLDER 77 Official Texas Brags Maps of North America, circa 1948
44 x 57 cm
One inch = 6 Texas Grapefruit
Randolph, John
Pictorial map celebrates the Pride of Texas showing famous landmarks and historical sites.
FOLDER 78 Tonto's Map of Southwest Texas. Explained by Cactus Pete.
33 x 44 cm
Detroit: Gorden Baking Company
Imaginary map of Soutwest Texas. Part of a consumer product advertising 'tie-in with the Lone Ranger Program Radio Show.
FOLDER 79 Texan's View of the USA.
20.5 x 27 cm
1:1,000,000 varas to the inch
Map shows a highly distorted USA. Advertisement for "Jack Amman World's Largest and Best Photogrammic Engineers."
FOLDER 80 Georgia's Colonial Coast
27.5 x 13.5 cm
Magazine advertisement
Map shows the coast of Georgia, the main road routes, and the major landmarks and recreation areas available.
FOLDER 81 Air France Cartes Itinerares Dunlop France -- Afrique. 3rd Edition, circa 1956
65.5 x 54 cm
Map of Europe and Africa with airline routes marked upon it. On the reverse are the individual airline routes, ie., Paris-Algiers.
FOLDER 82 Eastern Hemisphere -- Map of Discovery, circa 1928
42.5 x 47.5 cm
National Geographic Society
Wyeth, N.C.
Reproduction of a painting of the Eastern Hemisphere drawn by N.C.Wyeth. The painting simulates the illuminated mariners' chartes of the 16th century, although it contains the modern (1928) political boundaries, with the routes taken by early explorers.
FOLDER 83 Map of the Old World
37 x 49 cm
Shows the Eastern Hemisphere and routes of various exploration routes. On the map Africa has yet to be divided up into various colonies, and most of Antartica is unkown. On the border are the flags of various sailing countries and pictures of different.
FOLDER 84 [Map of the Old World]
35.5 x 49.5 cm
Old map shows Europe, N. Africa, The Mid-East, India, and Asia. The Winds blow onto the map from the border, and the Zodiac figures cluster to the far right-hand edge of the map.
Series II: Africa
25 items
FOLDER 85 Africae Tabula Nova, circa 1570
37 x 30.5 cm
Map of the Western half of Africa showing the rivers and mountains of the continent. The longitude lines are not curved, but rather they lie straight and meet at various angles along the Equator.
FOLDER 86 Africa
46.5 x 31.5 cm
From the "Colleccion Billiken". Pictorial map shows the outline of Africa filled in with animals and scenes native to Africa. Beneath the map are drawings of Africans in native dress.
FOLDER 87 July, 1946. Africa, circa 1946
31 x 36 cm
Pan Ameican Airways, Inc.
Outline of African continent with scenes of famous landmarks and scenes from African life.
FOLDER 88 Peoples of Africa Have Many Faces
35.5 x 27 cm
Petruccelli, A.
Pictorial map of the African Continent with political boundaries marked. Drawings of the different tribal costumes and their locations in Africa marked.
FOLDER 89 With Italy Eying Tunesia Africa May Become World'd Next Trouble Spot, 1938
42 x 34.5 cm
New York: The New York Sun
Sparland, O.
Cartoon map of the African continent showing the countries, their resources, interesting facts, and their political leanings ie, Pro- or Anti-Hitler.
FOLDER 90 Africa, 1953
33.5 x 26.5 cm
The New York Times Magazine
Advertisement for Farrell Lines "Happy Ships to Africa." Map shows West and South coasts of Africa, the animal, plant life, plus some of the cultural life of Africans. Some text.
FOLDER 91 Peregrinatio Israeli Tarum Per Desertum In Terram Promissam
33 x 42 cm
5.5 miles to the inch.
Anachronistic map of Egypt and the wanderings of Moses. Duplicate, an original copy held in the Parry Collection. Hand colored.
FOLDER 92 Tabula Terrae Promissio Nis Haec est and Progressionis Filiorem Israel, Atque Gan[xx]eden Seu Paradisde Lineatio Secundum Sacrem Scripturam
32 x 41 cm
Shows the wanderings of Moses and the Jews in the desert. Map is similar to other map showing the 40 years of wandering by Moses. It shows Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden.
FOLDER 93 West Africa, circa 1948
51 x 76 cm
90 miles to one inch.
Nottingham: J. Howett and Son Ltd.
Map highlights the West African British Colonies - Gambia, Sierra Leone, Gold Coast, and Nigeria, and their resources and products.
FOLDER 94 East Africa Land of Sunshine, circa 1949
61.5 x 50.5 cm
50 miles to the inch.
Glasgow: Robert MacLehose and Co., Ltd.
Mathews, D.O.
For the East Africa Tourist Travel Association. Map shows the major topography, towns, animal life, transport routes, and political boundaries of East Africa. On reverse, photographs of the area.
FOLDER 95 East Africa Land of Sunshine, circa 1954
35 x 28 cm
88 miles to the inch.
Great Britain: Glen Freebairn
Mathews, D.O.
Map labels major cities, the Rift Valley, transport routes, and the animals of the area.
FOLDER 96 East Africa Sous le Reine de Sidi Mohammed [sp?] Ben Yossif, circa 1947
73 x 47 cm
1 inch= 55 miles
London: Fosh and Cross, Ltd.
Vernon, Leo
The map shows the basic rail, road, and air routes within and out of the country. The natural resources and products of the region are indicated, as well.
FOLDER 97 Maroc, circa 1947
64.5 x 90.5 cm
Casablanca: G.Carriat-Rolant
A Moroccan street scene behind which a map shows the major Moroccan cities and rivers.
FOLDER 98 Carte Touristique du Sud-Marocain
67 x 72.5 cm
Delaq, Theophile Jean
Stylized map of Marocco showing major towns, landmarks, roadways, and mileages.
FOLDER 99 Philip's Pictorial Maps Union of South Africa., circa 1957
81 x 106.5 cm
45 miles to the inch.
London: George Philip and Son, Ltd.
Gill, MacDonald
Map shows products and resources using small symbols. Insets show the seal of South Africa bearing the motto "ex unitate vires" and an inset map of England to show relative size.
FOLDER 100 South Africa
45 x 56 cm
65 miles to the inch.
Holland: Rotogravure Mij. Leiden
For the South African Tourist Corporation. Map shows the major towns and the air and land routes connecting them.
FOLDER 101 Praetoria Pictorial Guide
38 x 52.5 cm
Rostra Printers, Ltd.
For the Praetoria City Council and South African Railways. Map of central Praetoria. Tourist sights are highlighted and labelled. Reverse of pamphlet gives more information.
FOLDER 102 Tunisie
35 x 19 cm
Farion, H.
Tourist map of Tunesia showing the location of major cities.
FOLDER 103 Isle de Djerba
22.5 x 21 cm
Pais: SCIP
Map shows the towns and the recreation available on the island. From a tourist brochure.
FOLDER 104 Tanganyika Road Services
17.5 x 16.5 cm
England: Broadwater Press of Welwyn Garden City
Map shows the major towns and the types of road service connecting them. Smaller map of "Uganda Road Services."
FOLDER 105 Uganda
17.5 x 16.5 cm
45 miles to on inch.
England: The Vandyke Printers, Ltd.
Tourist brochure for "Uganda…Pearl of Africa." for the Uganda Department of Information. Shows the animals and the vegitation of the region. The major towns and the connecting roads are marked.
FOLDER 106 Belgian Congo and Rwanda-Urundi
53 x 56 cm
Map shows major towns and small pictures of Africans in native dress.
FOLDER 107 The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, circa 1955
91 x 66 cm
35 miles to the inch.
Salisbury: Federal Department of Printing and Stationary
Maps shows the resources, products, and animals native to the country. Inset map of Africa giving the location of Rhodesia.
FOLDER 108 A Pictorial Map of Southern Rhodesia, circa 1938
92 x 59.5 cm
Salisbury: Government Lithographic Press
Major towns are marked, some resources, and everyday scenes from life in Southern Rhodesia. School, airports, roads, police camps, and crops are identified.
FOLDER 109 Southern Rhodesia
46.5 x 70 cm
25 miles to the inch.
Great Britain: British Information Services
Nicholls, Denys A.
Pictorial map shows resources and products of the country roads and some river drainage indicated.
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