1945 Mercator Map of the World United.
This is a reproduction of the original map
Print Size: 7"x16"
This Print Comes in other Sizes too:
16"x37" and 23"x52"
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Lavishly illustrated with vignettes of structures, activities, animals, and
A hopeful message of the world united in peace, created as World War II was
drawing to a close.
It bears an optimistic and humanistic message of social progress through
Historic milestones in transportation and communications history are
The legend surrounding the cartouche includes symbols for “organizations
already at work on an international basis” and modes of travel and
These include religion; travel by land, sea and air; international mail,
telephone, and telegraph; radio;
The Red Cross; health organizations; drug control; standards of measurements;
and “the great international businesses.”
Messages of peace abound, including a drawing, center top, of flags of
different nations with a rainbow and the slogan “Bound by a code of
international friendship, law and order, united we stand -- divided we fall.”
In addition to the more historically oriented illustrations are allegorical
drawings such as one of several men on a globe-form sailboat emblazoned “World
Unity,” with the caption “We are all in the same boat.”
The map is executed on Mercator's projection with a decorative cartouche, the
border with ornate corners decorated with cornucopias, one in the traditional
manner overflowing with fruit and vegetables, the other overflowing with
This map comes with a white border around the image ---------------------------
How are the prints shipped? They are rolled and placed into a rigid tube.
Is this available in a larger/smaller size. Yes. For smaller or larger sizes,