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Copper plates for printing maps; how to display?

I have 3x 22-lb copper plates formerly used by the US Geologic Survey to print maps. The lines are so fine that the image is barely visible. Any idea of a simple technique or treatment to make it more visible for display? I am an experienced letterpress printer & have access to inks & archival materials. [more inside]
posted by luriete on Dec 1, 2015 - 9 answers

Inspiration images for map-based artwork

Can you suggest some inspiration pictures for artwork involving old maps? [more inside]
posted by lollusc on Aug 23, 2011 - 9 answers

HOWTO: cylindrical map projection?

I want a flat, rectangular image that is a cylindrical map projection of the edges of a icosidodecahedron. How do I make one? [more inside]
posted by matt_arnold on Jun 26, 2010 - 10 answers

Twitter twit

Can you tweet location-specific events onto a map? Help! I'm a twitter newbie. [more inside]
posted by bluelight on Jun 14, 2009 - 2 answers

Identify these maps

What are the countries, provinces or states shown in this image? [more inside]
posted by bru on Oct 18, 2008 - 12 answers

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