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Antique Visualizations on Mortality in USA

on Sat, 09/15/2012 - 16:20

Jonathan Soma, one of the founders of Brooklyn Brainery --a collaborative education organization based out of Brooklyn-- has created the very impresive website called A Handsome Atlas

A Handsome Atlas presents the amazing and incredible Statistical Atlases of the United States of America compiled in the final decades of the Nineteenth Century.

The old maps from the 19th century are probably the best graphs you can find. There are complete contrast to the aesthetics you find today.