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11:09am on Monday, 22nd June, 2020:

Africa 1869


In addition to playing cards and issues #4 of Knights of the Dinner Table, I also collect maps of Europe from 1869. Recently, I bought a school atlas from, 1869 (it cost 5 shillings in 1869 money). Being an atlas, it contains not only maps of Europe, but also maps of other parts of the world.

Here's the map of Africa:

I have to say, it's a little hazy in places.

At least the cartographer didn't write "here be dragons" on it.

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