Relief map of North America


Accession Number: 1998.80.76

Scope & Content: Creator's name, title of map, and "Illzach" are embossed in raised letters, in German, at the bottom; mapped area has no labeling; braille information in bottom left corner, but not discernible; large bodies of water have slightly raised horizontal lines; landmasses are slightly higher with mountain ranges prominent; includes Greenland, Iceland, Canada, USA, Mexico, Central America, Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico; no cities indicated; latitude and longitude are indicated by short raised lines and braille numbers around the perimeter of the map. Martin Kunz was the 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: Ilzach, Germany

Publisher Place: Ilzach, Germany

Subjects: Geography Maps for the blind and visually impaired North America