A map of the wondrous isle of Manhattan (1926)

A map of the wondrous isle of Manhattan (1926)

Farrow's map of Manhattan is full of interesting details well rendered, all of which contribute to an outstanding design and makes this map one of the best pictorial maps of the 1920's in the United States. This appears to be the only major city map that Farrow designed, although he did design a world map for Simon and Schuster in 1927 showing their publishing activities worldwide. He died young, at age 40.

Via davidrumsey.com


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Alex E

“Maps are like campfires – everyone gathers around them, because they allow people to understand complex issues at a glance, and find agreement about how to help the land.”