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This is half of a map of Paris included in Baedeker's 1878 English-language guidebook to the Paris region. It gives us a sense of what British visitors to Paris in the late 19th and early 20th centuries would have seen -- after all, this guidebook…
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A tourist map of Southern Crimea, featuring the cities Simferopol', Sevastopol', Bakhchisarai, and Yalta. Roads, railways and waterways are depicted, as well as caves, mountain passes and many health resorts alongside the coast. The map includes…
LR Krym turistskaya skhema.jpg
A tourist map of the Crimean peninsula, which (only) includes 'tourist centers', caves, mineral sources, touring car centers, gas stations and garages in the legend. In the lower half of this map, 23 sightseeing points are listed. This list includes…
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Important monuments such as Notre Dame and the Louvre are identified by large engraved depictions, which contrast with the two-dimensional design of the map. While these pictures seem to be scaled to fit roughly in the area on the map the building…
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