ABOUT CURTIS WRIGHT MAPS
Curtis Wright Maps is a Chicago area map dealer, specializing in antique maps
The concept of a map can encompass many different meanings, ideas and interpretations. To Curtis Wright, they have always symbolized a mechanism for escape. Maps are an intersection of history, geography and culture that can transport their audience to a different time and a different place.
For the second blog of my Mapping Change series, I’m excited to explore four maps of the Upper Midwest created by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (S.D.U.K.) and published between 1833 and c. 1861.
‘The Million’ is a term used for the masses of laboring public in Victorian-era Britain. The S.D.U.K. was founded in 1826 and would publish over 200 different maps that provided cheap geographical education to England’s ‘Million.’
It’s no secret that I’m a fan of transportation maps, especially those published during the first...
It's not uncommon to encounter random odds and ends when looking through old books and atlases....
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Total Population and Its Elements$40.00 Quick View
THE IRON-CLAD FIGHT Scene of Operations at Fort McAllister, in the Ogeechee$175.00 Quick View
Presidential Vote MapQuick View
Candid San Francisco Magnificent City by the Golden Gate$250.00 Quick View
Sydney Harbour Trust Bird’s Eye View of the Port of Sydney [with report]$600.00 Quick View
Map of Yukon Territory$125.00 Quick View
A Young Explorer’s New York Maps of ManhattanQuick View
Bataille de Fleurus$110.00 Quick View