Relief map of Asia


Accession Number: 1998.80.81

Scope & Content: Title of map, creator, and publishing information (Verein zur Forderung der Blindenbildung, Steglitz, Berlin) printed in German, bottom of map, and in braille at top; manufacturer identified in print at bottom; print labeling on mapped area; large bodies of water have slightly raised horizontal lines; landmasses are higher and mountain ranges prominent; rivers are indicated by raised lines; includes continental Europe and Western Pacific Island nations such as Japan and the Philippines; major cities are indicated by raised dots; short raised lines around margin of map mark latitude and longitude and include print and braille numbers. Martin Kunz was director of the Blind Institute at Illzach, Germany and the leading producer of maps in Europe during the 1890s.

Creator: Kunz, Martin.

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Collection: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 1998.80

Publisher: Illzach, Germany

Publisher Place: Illzach, Germany

Publish Date: 1886

Subjects: Asia Geography Maps for the blind and visually impaired