Historical background on the methods, technologies and reasons for visualizing landscapes in conflict.
A look at American cartographic representations of WWII Europe, providing historical context for understanding our conception of global space.
In the early 1900s, medical inspection and photographic documentation ushered in a new set of surveillance procedures for state oversight at the U.S.-Mexico border.
In the late 19th century, Southern California's human and natural geography transformed as millions of new residents settled its semi-arid desert world, but artistic renditions of this region seldom get the attention of its northerly neighbors. But why is this the case?