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Discovering Fred Rose's Serio-Comic War Map

Duration: 01:52

A short film that explores the significance of Frew W. Rose's Serio-Comic War Map, a ground-breaking satirical map of Europe.

Denis Lawson explains how this historical map tells the story of the political unrest of 1877, where Russia was feared to be intent on reclaiming territories lost in the Crimean War.

Available since: Wed 31 Mar 2010

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The Beauty of Maps

Documentary series showing how maps can be appreciated as art in their own right.

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