Swipes File #29: le visage de la France

Without further ado, here’s Charles de Gaulle as France:

charle3

Charles de Gaulle, not France

1962 charles de gaulle carte Louis Mitelberg see also John Collins

Louis Mitelberg – Charles de Gaulle carte – 1962

John Collins - New Map of France 1958

John Collins – New Map of France – 1958

france-mapFrance, not to be confused with Charles de Gaulle

UPDATE:

M965.199.9298Found another De Gaulle by John Collins circa 1967 (image links to citation at the McCord Museum).

UPDATE THE SECOND:

france1 france2

Both from “The Mapmaker’s Conundrum” by Tom McCarthy, The New Yorker, 2 July 2014 (via the Washington Map Society Facebook page).

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