Caricature Maps

Holland and Belgium by Aleph

This has been simmering in my bookmarks for a while, and I thought I’d just quickly post it here before I forget.  On the Library Of Congress site, an fully scanned version has been made available of Geographical fun : being humourous outlines of various countries, with an introduction and descriptive lines by Aleph.  This is a collection of 12 caricature maps, poking fun at the typical traits of certain European countries.  They’re not as politically insightful as other examples, but they’re quite fun nevertheless.

(via The Map Room, which also offers pointers to similar collections)

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