Astronomical Geographical Illustrations

June 10, 2014

Personal Annual Reports weave numerous measurements into a tapestry of graphs, maps and statistics to reflect the year’s activities. And in fact well designed infographics, synthesizing large quantities of details into understandable diagrams, have been around for centuries. John Philipps Emslie illustrated maps and contributed to the British topographical archive in the mid to late 1800s with his beautiful astronomical and geographical illustrations.

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