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Framed Burchell's Zebra
Burchell's Zebra
by Jane Wilson
31" x 26"
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Framed Map with Flag Overlay South Africa
Map with Flag Overlay South Africa
by Color Me Happy
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Framed Map of Africa 1885
Map of Africa 1885
 
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Framed Antique Map Of Africa
Antique Map Of Africa
 
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Framed Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Jane Wilson
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Framed Map with Flag Overlay Kenya
Map with Flag Overlay Kenya
by Color Me Happy
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Framed Map of Africa
Map of Africa
by Vision Studio
26" x 23"
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Framed Africa Map
Africa Map
by Vision Studio
19" x 22"
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Framed Decorative Africa Map
Decorative Africa Map
by Lantern Press
44" x 32"
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Framed Map of Africa
Map of Africa
by T Jeffreys
30" x 26"
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Framed Africa Map
Africa Map
by Patricia Pinto
25" x 25"
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Framed Map - Cartographica 150% Off Art Prints
Map - Cartographica 1
 
25" x 25"
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Framed Africa 1909, Edward Hertslet
Africa 1909, Edward Hertslet
 
22" x 24"
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Framed Map of Africa 1885
Map of Africa 1885
 
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Framed Africa 1635, Willem Janszoon Blaeu
Africa 1635, Willem Janszoon Blaeu
 
27" x 22"
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Framed 1794 Boulton and Anville Wall Map of Africa
1794 Boulton and Anville Wall Map of Africa
 
26" x 22"
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Framed Africa, 1800
Africa, 1800
 
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Framed 1855 Colton Map of Western Africa
1855 Colton Map of Western Africa
 
23" x 25"
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Framed 1864 Johnson Map of Africa
1864 Johnson Map of Africa
 
22" x 28"
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Framed Old Map Africa
Old Map Africa
by A.V. Art
19" x 26"
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Framed Old Map Africa II
Old Map Africa II
by A.V. Art
19" x 26"
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Framed Vintage Map of Egypt
Vintage Map of Egypt
by J. Rapkin
28" x 38"
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Framed Thomson's Map of Africa
Thomson's Map of Africa
by John Thomson
38" x 32"
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Framed Nautical Map of Africa
Nautical Map of Africa
by Vision Studio
21" x 24"
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Framed Antique Map of Africa
Antique Map of Africa
by Scott Johnson
34" x 40"
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Framed Map of Africa
Map of Africa
by Laura Mitchell
34" x 28"
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Framed Small Antique Map of Africa (P)
Small Antique Map of Africa (P)
by Scott Johnson
19" x 22"
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Framed Map of Europe, Asia and Africa
Map of Europe, Asia and Africa
 
36" x 30"
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Framed Small Nautical Map Of Africa
Small Nautical Map Of Africa
 
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Framed Crackled Map Of Africa
Crackled Map Of Africa
by Deborah Bookman
21" x 18"
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Europe/Africa Map
by Stephen Dominick
18" x 18"
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Framed Lion
Lion
by A.V. Art
23" x 21"
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Framed Map of Africa
Map of Africa
by Walt Johnston
27" x 23"
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Framed Africa in Shades of Blue
Africa in Shades of Blue
by Vision Studio
19" x 22"
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Framed South Africa Watercolor
South Africa Watercolor
by Naxart
25" x 31"
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Framed African Hippo
African Hippo
by Color Me Happy
14" x 16"
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Framed Africa Map Art

Africa was once called the “Dark Continent” by European explorers and slavers when there was the height of European colonization. It was called as such because much of it was unknown. Maps were drawn to help these commercial ventures find their way on such a huge continent. We will look at framed maps of Africa in their historical context.

“Africa, 1800” by Unknown is a framed African map which no doubt was useful to sailors going to the so-called Dark Continent. You see many familiar names, like Ethiopia, Syria, and others. Unlike today the nations are not clearly defined, though they were inhabited by the then-tribal peoples. In the corner is a small picture depicting what an explorer would see, like palm trees, crocodiles, and African castles.
The framed cartography of Africa map by Deborah Bookman, “Crackled Map of Africa,” is slightly different from the former. It has the nations listed, but there are three colored divisions, which makes one wonder, why the divisions? Who is claiming these places? The boat in the corner appears to be a naval ship of the 1700's. This was probably used by naval forces at its time of publish.

The next framed African map, “Nautical Map of Africa” by Anonymous, is a bit more fancy than the others. Judging by the boats in its four corners, it probably dates back to the 1700's. It has fewer nations. Its standout is the Sahara Desert, which Europeans were still learning to conquer.
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