In the 1830s, D. W. Kellogg (and his brother) became prominent producers of decorative prints, which often took the form of creative mapmaking. The following creation is called “A Map of the Open Country of a Woman’s Heart,” a “map” showing the different places contained within a lady’s heart. While it’s certainly a sweet idea and (obviously) beautifully executed, the faux topography doesn’t do much to counter female stereotypes when one can “visit” places like “Love of Dress,” the “Province of Deception,” or the “Land of Selfishness.”
3. Check out these close-ups to explore in more detail…
- Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima, Japan. The "memory of August 6, 1945 must never fade."
- A Silicon Valley college faked grades, dodged immigration authorities, and made a fortune, BuzzFeed News has found 💰🎓
- Twenty-three athletes who competed in the 2012 Olympic Games in London have failed retrospective doping tests, officials say.