Relief map of South America


Accession Number: 1998.80.78

Scope & Content: Title appears in raised letters in German, bottom center, along with the creator's name and "Illzach"; includes Falkland Islands; mapped area is not labeled; large bodies of water have slightly raised horizontal lines; landmass is slightly higher with mountain ranges prominent; rivers are depressed and barely discernible; major cities are indicated by raised dots; latitude and longitude are indicated by short raised lines and braille (barely discernible) around perimeter of 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.

Interview Date: / /

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 South America