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Fun with the mid-century everyman... images from 1946-1963! 1952 Otis Elevator

The Tenants Think It’s Wonderful ~ Detailed illustration from an Otis Elevator Ad (circa) Those were the days when drawings and clip art was used in ads.

Gorgeous Vintage Maps of the Mississippi River’s Path Over Time

Gorgeous Vintage Maps of the Mississippi River’s Path Over Time

Plate Sheet from the Geological Investigation of the Alluvial Valley of the Lower Mississippi River, by Harold Fisk, 1944

ESZTER BORNEMISZA Lung of the City (2011) Reprinted newspaper, thread, yarn; dyed, machine sewn, 118″ x 39.25″ x 31.5″ Fiberart International 2013 photo

ESZTER BORNEMISZA Lung of the City Reprinted newspaper, thread, yarn; dyed, machine sewn, x x Fiberart International 2013 photo.A three dimensional map quilt!

LynnBaileyPrintmaker. Aerial view of Exeter.

Aerial view collagraph print of Exeter, limited edition, blue

Mapping Manhattan: A Love Letter in Subjective Cartography by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Malcolm Gladwell, Yoko Ono & 72 Other New Yorkers | Brain Pickings

Mapping Manhattan: A Love Letter in Subjective Cartography by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Malcolm Gladwell, Yoko Ono & 72 Other New Yorkers

Off The Grid (©Becky Cooper courtesy Abrams Image) from: Mapping Manhattan: A Love Letter in Subjective Cartography by Neil deGrasse Tyson, Malcolm Gladwell, Yoko Ono & 72 Other New Yorkers