Map of Paris

A hand drawn and lettered 'ribbon' map of Paris showing the route of a walk along the River Seine.  Ribbon or strip maps emerged in the 17th centuries and were used by the first postal services as road maps.  The journey from A to B was documented as a long ribbon focussing alone on the features you would encounter on the way.  Any surrounding geography was unimportant.
'Hand Drawn Maps - a guide for creatives'. Thames and Hudson. 2017. 
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