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Swipes #42: Manifest Jersey

Sometimes, New Jersey takes over everything: From the 13 October 2010 episode of South Park on Comedy Central (via BlueSky GIS).  “Manifest Destiny,” 28 May 1998 If you’re interested in seeing more New Jersey carto-caricatures (map cartoons, logos, and so … Continue reading

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Shining beacon of democracy, or just weird lines?

One more thing about DC… This time in carto-caricatures! This excerpt from my dissertation brought to you without any context. You’re welcome.

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Swipes File #33: Danger, Plum Puddingson!

The Plum Pudding in Danger is a widely used trope in carto-caricatures. Here are some examples I have come across in my research: “The Plumb-pudding in danger” by James Gillray (26 February 1805), shows William Pitt and Napoleon carving a map of … Continue reading

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Swipes File #30: Cycles of Empire

 F. Victor Gillam (c1858-1920) Racey – Montreal Witness – circa 1898

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