View Full Version : Map of Fairyland....

12-30-2007, 07:08 PM
Here's a link to a late 19th Century/early 20th Century map of Fairyland:

While the style is not normally seen here at the Guild, the map is truly a work of art. You don't begin to comprehend its scale until you zoom in. My hats off to the University of Chicago for putting it online.

12-30-2007, 09:38 PM
Neat find! The style of map is very ornate, full of eye interest!

12-30-2007, 10:38 PM
I always have thought those sorts of maps were a bit hard to read, but as a general idea of the place it's nice.
either way, it is a beautiful map.
Not much more I could think to say about it other than that it's lovely and full of pleasant colour.

12-30-2007, 10:52 PM
Yes, they are hard to read, but since (obviously) for decoration, the fact that it's a lot like a "Where's Waldo?" book works for me just fine. One could look at it over and over again and find renewed wonder! :)

12-31-2007, 06:20 AM
That's a lovely find. I love maps done in this style.