(Thematic-Pilgrims Progress) Plan of the Road from

Mapmaker: Virtue & Co

(Thematic-Pilgrims Progress) Plan of the Road from

c. 1830

  • ~Catalog 63~
  • Plan of the Road from the City of Destruction to the Celestial City. Engraved expressly for Virtue's, Elegant Edition of Pilgrims Progress

    Some of the earliest thematic maps that distilled complex ideas into a easily grasped image were maps based on religious texts. Things such as John Bunyan's "Pilgrims Progress" is a classic of the genre that would generate such "way of salvation" maps. Here is a early 19th century rendering of Bunyan's book with dashes of original hand color and a detailed image.

    Condition is good with some fold repairs, age toning to the sheet, a close lower margin, and very minor loss. Image size is approximately 8 x 9 (inches)