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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From Iron Ore to The Finished AutomobileQuick View
Inland Cruising Guide New York Waterways and Adjacent Canadian Waterways$95.00 Quick View
Inland Cruising Guide Lake Michigan – Lake Huron – Lake Erie$110.00 Quick View
Die Umsiedlungen des Fuhrers$110.00 Quick View
Strip Map 20 Danville Illinois to Indianapolis IndianaQuick View
The Sante Fe Trail$150.00 Quick View
The Trail of Lewis and Clark 1804 – 1806$150.00 Quick View
Carte Velocipedique des Environs de Paris$90.00 Quick View