Relief map of the Pacific Ocean


Accession Number: 1998.80.94

Scope & Content: Title, creator, and creator's location identified in raised letters at bottom, center; German braille, at top, provides the title, creator's name, and publisher (Verein zur Forderung der Blindenbildung, Steglitz, Berlin) at top; no labeling on mapped area; primary island groups and continental boundaries indicated; ocean area is smooth with raised lines to indicate latitude/longitude; braille numbers around perimeter of mapped area indicate degrees of latitude/longitude; equator and tropic lines are represented by dotted lines; landmasses are slightly higher than ocean and major rivers are indicated by raised lines. 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: Steglitz/Berlin, Germany

Publisher Place: Steglitz/Berlin, Germany

Subjects: Geography Maps for the blind and visually impaired Pacific Ocean