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2016-10-18 11.09.26.jpg
Text is an immediately striking part of the map. It forms the border of the map, and crowds in the globe, particularly filling the northern hemisphere. The text performs a variety of roles, from describing what the map shows and its maker (in the…
2016-10-18 10.39.09.jpg
I chose to incorporate only the capitalized text in this layer for two reasons: (1) It seems to me that choice of the font/size of the textual references bears some implications about how important certain features were to the map-makers (the more…
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