A Cabinet of Cartographic Curiosities
Curious Maps – Imaginary Maps – Allegorical Maps – Metaphorical Maps
Comic Maps – Satirical Maps – War Maps – Propaganda Maps – Pictorial Maps
Between 1942 and 1950, American pictorial mapmaker, Ernest Dudley Chase [1878-1966], published a series of three remarkable large-scale Mercator-projection World maps that bear witness to the seismic changes that took place in the military and geopolitical situation around the Globe…
George Spencer Hoffman [1875-1950] enjoyed a remarkable and fascinating life of some 74 years, one which began in the affluent suburbs of south west London….
The South Carolina backstory of one of the 20th Century’s greatest scientific illustrators, Irving Geis, unbeknown to many, an accomplished comic mapmaker who produced a series of entertaining “hysterical” maps of the State during the early 1930s…. When the renowned…