Kate Wiles

A 17th-century map by the founder of lunar topography, Johannes Hevelius.

Kate Wiles on an illustrated map of the US responding to the Prohibition with puns.

In the first official games, which began on April 6th, 1896, 241 athletes from 14 countries competed in 43 events.

Kate Wiles on Auldjo’s artistic map of Vesuvius across 200 year of major eruptions.

Kate Wiles highlights the Ottoman cartographer Piri Re'is and his charts, which blend navigation and art.

The earliest surviving written evidence of a Romance language, the Oaths of Strasbourg were sworn on February 14th, 842.

A look at John Ogilby's Britannia road atlas of 1675.