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Romance Map North Country--small.jpg
Centered upon an area roughly bordered by the Adirondack State Park, this map synthesizes basic topographical features—borders, lakes and waterways, cities, early roads—with pictorial elements. Some of these latter reference historical events; still,…

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Map of New York State packed with illustrations representing significant people and events from the state’s history. From skiing in the Northern Adirondacks to picking grapes in the vineyards of the West, the images on this map tell the stories that…

Taylor Romance Map NY.jpg
Fanciful state map was one of 48 created for Our U.S.A.: A Gay Geography. It serves as a kind of snapshot as to what were considered the major industries, cultural features, and "character" of New York State's major cities and regions. Some of these…

New York-The Empire State--small.jpg
Advertising map created by the Mentholatum Company promises the "romantic epochs of of New York history paraded before us in picturesque array." Although its text narrative and dates address the state's history, there also are many features of the…

Indian Episodes--small.jpg
Profusely illustrated historical map of important Native American locations, persons, events, practices, and legends. Even the most catastrophic aspects of colonial contact, like the Sullivan Campaign of 1779 and the Buffalo Treaty of 1838, are…
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