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MAP OF THE MONTH
Bird’s eye view of Paris ca. 1908, showing electric railways, metropolitan railways in operation and under construction, and historical buildings, monuments, and points of interest. This tourist map focuses on the historic walled centre of Paris, (shaded in pink), bisected by the Seine River.
Date based on depiction of the Grande Roue ferris wheel, built 1900 and disassembled 1920.
Source: National Library of Australia
Top Image Details:
•Hagstrom’s map of the Pacific and the Far East [cartographic material] : on Mercator’s projection by Hagstrom Company, (1945?).
•Guanchzhou (F-49-35): Kitaĭ provint︠s︡ii︠a︡ Guandun / Generalʹnyĭ shtab by Soviet Union. Sovetskai︠a︡ Armii︠a︡. Generalʹnyĭ shtab Совет Унион. Советская Армия. Генеральный штаб.
•Orbis terrarum typus de integro multis in locis emendatus/auctore Petro Plancio 1594 ; Ioannes de Duetecum iunior fecit [i.e. engraved by Jan van Doetecum].
•Geography: a map of the world in three section, describing the polar regions to the tropics in which are traced the tracks of Lord Mulgrave and Captain Cook towards the North & south Pole and the torrid zone or tropical regions with the new discoveries in the South Sea , [ca. 1795]a