Timeline Maps

In: History Maps

21 Aug 2013

I like these vintage history maps. They are nice and information dense, and you can almost smell your old school when you look at them.

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Below is the hard to find “Histomap of Religion” which recently sold online for $405.

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Here’s the 1881 “Synchronological Chart of Universal History” which is one of the best chart titles of all time, and stretched 23 feet long.

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2 Responses to Timeline Maps

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JFarrow

November 6th, 2013 at 6:10 pm

some pretty remarkable slices of history here.. thanks for sharing!

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Ian

December 11th, 2013 at 9:46 pm

We would like to submit for your consideration our
Timely Christmas oriented informative infographic on a 100 year Christmas tradition.
http://infographic.angelchimes.com

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