Scan the wonderful illustrations on this promotional map of Europe and Asia, produced in 1956 by Menier Chocolate, and drawn by J.B. Jannot, (aka Jan-Loup). This artist was also an illustrator for a French magazine from the 1950s to the early 1960s, and he also designed scarves for […]
This detail from one of the earliest known maps of southern Africa was expected to fetch up to $5,000 at an auction last month but went for $87,500 – perhaps because of the killer lobsters attacking shipwrecked sailors.
Photo artist Jim Naughten’s latest project takes the viewer back in time to a fabled world that existed in the popular consciousness for over a hundred years.
These beautifully rendered embroidery maps are by rising artist Meghan Dauphinee, introduced here in 2012 for her series of paintings paying tribute to the ubiquitous Canadian variety store.