Relief map of biblical and ancient history


Accession Number: 1998.80.92

Scope & Content: Title, creator, publisher (Verein zur Forderung der Blindenbildung, Steglitz, Berlin), manufacturer, and date provided in both print and braille, in German, lower left corner; mapped area has print labeling; large bodies of water have slightly raised horizontal lines; landmasses are higher with mountain ranges prominent; map spans from Arabia/Mesopotamia to France and features all of the Mediterranean Islands; ancient cities are indicated by raised dots and print labeling; distance scale indicated in print and braille, lower left corner; latitude and longitude indicated by short raised lines with print and braille numbers around perimeter of mapped area. 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: 1895

Subjects: Geography Maps for the blind and visually impaired