Relief map of the German Empire


Accession Number: 1998.80.103

Scope & Content: Title, creator, date, and manufacturer identified in print; title, creator, and publisher (Verein zur Forderung der Blindenbildung, Steglitz, Berlin) in German braille at bottom right corner; mapped area has print labeling; large bodies of water have slightly raised horizontal lines; landmass is higher with mountain ranges prominent; boundaries indicated by raised dotted lines and rivers by raised solid lines; major cities are identified by raised dots and print labeling; latitude/longitude indicated by short raised lines with braille and print numbers at margins of map. Some staining along upper edge; tear at lower right edge, measures about 1/2 in. 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; Steglitz/Berling, Germany

Publisher Place: Illzach, Germany; Steglitz/Berling, Germany

Subjects: Geography Maps for the blind and visually impaired Germany