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Promotional Issue of Hammond's Air Age Map of the World

SKU: 9614
£300.00

Title:
Promotional Issue of Hammond's Air Age Map of the World

Date of publication:
c.1948

Place of publication:
New York

Colour:
original

Mapmaker(s):

  • CS Hammond & Co
  • The map shows global air-routes, including those over the Artic Circle, with distances. Although the focus of the map is civil aviation, and its postwar revival, naval bases and stations are marked.

    Usually marketed as ‘Hammond’s Air Age Map of the World’, our example is a promotional issue for the South Orange Storage Corporation, specialising in storage, shipping and packing in New Jersey.

    Condition & Materials 

    Lithographed world map on an azimuthal equidistant polar projection, 73 x 51.5 cm, printed in colours, blank verso.