Maps and Cartography

Profiling interesting maps and geography items. Also listed in this category are articles relating to cartography (aka map making) and cartographic techniques.

Photozincography: Advances in Cartography

Swing base and copy board form Photo-mechanical processes : a practical guide to photo-zincography, photo-lithography, and collotype (1897)Swing base and copy board form Photo-mechanical processes : a practical guide to photo-zincography, photo-lithography, and collotype (1897)

Photozincography, or heliozincography, was a revolutionary way of copying photographic negatives onto zinc to be used for map making, outlines, engravings, and the reproduction of images.