Free vintage desktop wallpaper – maps

USA
From the book ‘Britain between West and East’ a Contact Publication. This illustrates the following… “In the political warfare of the USA, American labour’s support has never been given exclusively either to Democrats or Republicans.”

USA

London
From Bartholomew’s illustrated map series ‘Looking at London’ 1977.

London

Solar System
The Solar System of sun and planets travelling anti-clockwise round it. From ‘Odhams Encyclopaedia for Children’.

London

Educational map
Geographical terms in picture and map. From ‘Philips’ Pictorial Atlas of the World showing where and how people live (West Riding of Yorkshire Edition)’.

Educational map

Russia
From the cover of ‘Russia – around the World Program’ by the American Geographical Society, 1963.

Russia

Route 50
Map of Route 50 Nevada ‘The Loneliest Road’ from the commission of tourism c. 2001.

Route 50

British shipping weather forecast areas
From ‘Seaway Code – a guide for small boat users’. Prepared by the Department of Trade and the Central Office of Information, 1976.

Shipping

Arctic Circle
Taken from ‘St Michael Picture Atlas’ by David and Jill Wright, 1982.

Arctic Circle

6 Responses to “Free vintage desktop wallpaper – maps”

  1. Jane Says:

    Thank you for sharing them – they’re lovely – can’t decide which I like best.

  2. Philip Says:

    Beautiful stuff – thanks for sharing!

  3. Julia Says:

    Ah ha! Now the shipping forecast on BBC Radio 4 makes more sense thanks to your vintage wallpaper maps! x

  4. Jane Says:

    Glad you like! Hope to be making more in the future.

  5. Erik Says:

    I can remember route 50 from a trip in the 1990s. That is the wallpaper for me. Thanks!

  6. Stevie Says:

    Thanks so much! This is one of the best collections I’ve seen!

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