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Poverty map of Old Nichol slum, East End of London, showing Bethnal Green Road, from Charles Booth’s Labour and Life of the People. Volume 1: East London (London: Macmillan, 1889). The streets are colored to represent the economic class of the residents. #map #london #poverty

Poverty map of Old Nichol slum East End of London showing Bethnal Green Road Charles Booth’s Labour & Life of the People 1889 The streets are colored to represent the economic class of the residents

If you like more of a mid century vibe, you should definitely check out the re-created city maps by self taught and Toronto based artist Jazzberry Blue. Beautifully executed with a limited colour palette, they would give a room an art deco edge.

Abstract City Map Posters by Jazzberry Blue - Milan Toronto-based self-taught artist Jazzberry Blue has created this series of abstract city map posters, the series features different cities and capitals…

Eduard Imhof, gouache painted map of the area around Walensee, Switzerland, 1938.  Original image measures 9.6m in width and illustrates he area around Walensee at 1:10,000. Work appeared in Imhof's classic text Cartographic Relief Representation which had a single purpose in teaching the means by which to represent relief in maps.   |  http://mapdesign.icaci.org/2014/02/mapcarte-58365-karte-der-gegend-um-den-walensee-by-eduard-imhof-1938/

Eduard Imhof, Karte der Gegend um den Walensee, - Begging for some Type.

Map of frontage along the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge to New Orleans, Lousiana in 1858.

The Shotgun Tracts of the Lower Mississippi

Another amazing Mississippi River map. Mississippi’s frontage from Baton Rouge south to New Orleans.

The above map is of the San Francisco peninsula in the 19th century, showing the creeks and original shoreline, before all the development and landfill. Below are a couple of maps of the San Franci…

What was, what will be

The above map is of the San Francisco peninsula in the century, showing the creeks and original shoreline, before all the development and landfill. Below are a couple of maps of the San Franci…

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