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World's Most Interesting Vintage Maps Will Give You Goosebumps!

Since mankind started to question himself about the surroundings maps were created. Maps were created by a handmade technique. In ancient times, there was no satellite or planes or balloons. People have to go to the places and draw the maps by themselves. Let us look at some of the world’s amazing maps.

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World's Most Interesting Vintage Maps Will Give You Goosebumps!

World's Most Interesting Vintage Maps Will Give You Goosebumps!

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The Lion of Holland, from 1609, by Claes Jansz Visscher

The Lion of Holland, from 1609, by Claes Jansz Visscher

A 1655 untitled map of the 'Land of Tenderness', by Madeleine de Scudery, London.

A 1655 untitled map of the 'Land of Tenderness', by Madeleine de Scudery, London.

'A Humorous Diplomatic Atlas of Europe and Asia', 1904, by Kisaburo Ohara, Tokyo.

'A Humorous Diplomatic Atlas of Europe and Asia', 1904, by Kisaburo Ohara, Tokyo.

Geography Bewitched Or A Droll Caricature Map of Scotland', by Robert Dighton Sr 1793

Geography Bewitched Or A Droll Caricature Map of Scotland', by Robert Dighton Sr 1793

William Matthias Spooner's 'The Cottage of Content or Right Road and Wrong Ways. A Humorous Game', 1848.

William Matthias Spooner's 'The Cottage of Content or Right Road and Wrong Ways. A Humorous Game', 1848.

Map of Spain and Portugal, 1868.

Map of Spain and Portugal, 1868.

'United States, a Correct Outline', 1880, by Eliza Jane [Lilian] Lancaster

'United States, a Correct Outline', 1880, by Eliza Jane [Lilian] Lancaster

An 1899 map 'Angling in Troubled Waters. A Serio-Comic Map of Europe'.

An 1899 map 'Angling in Troubled Waters. A Serio-Comic Map of Europe'.

'An Ancient Mappe of Fairyland Newly Discovered and Set Forth', 1918, by Bernard Sleigh

'An Ancient Mappe of Fairyland Newly Discovered and Set Forth', 1918, by Bernard Sleigh

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