Relief map of Palestine


Accession Number: 1998.80.88

Scope & Content: Two maps of identical proportions on same page; left map is more detailed in terrain; right map highlights principal streams and cities; title of map provided in braille, at top left; "M. Kunz" and "Illzach" appear in raised letters at bottom corners; latitude and longitude indicated by short raised lines and braille along margins of maps; large bodies of water have slightly raised horizontal lines; rivers are indicated by raised lines; mountainous areas are higher. Braille and raised letters are barely discernible; soiled at top right edge. 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

Subjects: Geography Maps for the blind and visually impaired Palestine