News results for ‘maps’
04 June 2018
How Many Liquor Bottles Can You Find in This 1931 Map of Chicago?Atlas Obscura
The “Gangland Map” features drunken fish and goofy jokes alongside descriptions of brutal murders.
04 June 2018
Mob Map Set To Fetch Tens Of ThousandsCBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) — In London, a rare map from an infamous period in Chicago history could bring in more than $26,000 when it goes on sale next month.
31 May 2018
A rare 1931 map of Chicago’s ‘Gangland’ could be yours – for 20000 poundsChicago Tribune
In 1931, the same year Al Capone was finally locked up, a new map of Chicago was made.
30 May 2018
Al Capone’s murder map of ChicagoMail Online
The city of Chicago is where Al Capone made his name as probably the most infamous mobster in American history.
29 May 2018
Moonshine mapThe Daily Telegraph
A 1931 cartoon map of Al Capone’s prohibition era Chicago – showing details of gang wars, bootlegging, thefts, a lawyer running to spring his client and machine gunners arriving for “postgraduate work”, with gangland killings marked with skull and crossbones symbols – is on sale for £20,000 from Daniel Crouch Rare Books at the London Map Fair.
22 May 2018
Treasures up for grabs at the London Antiquarian Book FairThe Telegraph
Map enthusiasts will be keen to get their hands on "England's Glory or The Glory of England, Being a New Mapp of the Citty of London", from Daniel Crouch Rare Books. Hand-coloured, the map was made in 1676 and is on sale for £11,500.