‘War Maps’ in London

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If you happen to be in London over the next couple of months, you may want to call in to the ‘War Maps’ exhibition. It is running at the ‘Map House’ in Knightsbridge from September 23rd to November 18th, and will showcase a powerful collection of propaganda maps in use between 1900 and 1950.

Some maps from the exhibition include:

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This map shows Roosevelt and Churchill in a tug-of-war over Africa, and was was created by Jean Fort in 1941 for the German propaganda unit that occupied France. It was designed to influence French patriotic feeling and resentment after the Allied invasion of French North Africa.

 

 

1untitledThis map represents the political squabbles and rivalries in Europe, and was produced by Fred Rose originally in 1877.

 

 

 

 

 

The Map House is London’s oldest antiquarian map seller –

http://www.themaphouse.com/

https://blog.themaphouse.com/2016/08/19/war-map-exhibition/

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