New Maps and Design on the David Rumsey Map Collection Site

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David Rumsey has added 1,238 new maps and images to his site, the David Rumsey Collection.  Some highlights:

Included are John Cary’s comprehensive road map of England and Wales from 1794 (plus a composite image joining all 81 sheets), John Wilson’s important Map of South Carolina, 1822, Pick’s time-line historical chart from 1858, geological and oil maps of Pennsylvania, 2 editions of Rand McNally’s Business Atlas, 3 editions of Johnston’s Royal Atlas, and the atlas edition of Viele’s map of New York City from 1874.

The additions bring the total number of maps to over 21,000.  The site was also resdesigned.


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