The Beauty of Maps

April 2020

4. Cartoon Maps - Politics and Satire

3.0 7 x
The series concludes by delving into the world of satirical maps. How did maps take on a new form as devices for humour, satire or storytelling?

3. Atlas Maps - Thinking Big

3.0 29 x
Documentary series. A look at some of the largest and most elaborate maps ever produced, including the largest atlas in the world, The Klencke Atlas.

2. City Maps - Order out of Chaos

3.0 23 x
Documentary series. The Morgan Map of 1682, John Rocque's detailed 1746 map and Stephen Walter's contemporary image offer three visions of London.

1. Medieval Maps - Mapping the Medieval Mind

3.0 8 x
Documentary series. The Hereford Mappa Mundi is the largest intact Medieval wall map, giving a unique insight into the Medieval mind.
December 2014

Series 1 Episode 3

Expired 3.0 27 x
Size is everything in this engaging look at colossal cartography, from the vast floor maps in the Royal Palace of Amsterdam to the 1.75m tall Klencke Atlas.
October 2014

Series 1 Episode 1

Expired 3.0 23 x
The wondrous art of cartography. The Hereford Mappa Mundi is the world's largest Medieval map, depicting human knowledge in a single image.