Maps in Context restores the lost links between old maps and handwritten and printed sources.

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Historical map of the Roman roads in Belgian Gaul, published by the Académie d'Archéologie de Belgique, dated [19th century]


Double map of the Flemish Coast in the 9th and 19th centuries, published by the Établissement géographique de Bruxelles, dated 1878


Catalog of the sale of maps, globes and atlases from the library of Jan Frans van de Velde, for sale on 5 August 1833 and the following days



Bird's-eye perspective of the city of Ghent, made by Charles Onghena after a 1534 panoramic view of Ghent; dated circa 1825


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Non-existent or abstract map or atlas