18 October 2011


Since we live in a perpetually changing world, it's something of an aphorism that a map is out-of-date a soon as its printed. It would seem then, a futile task to make any moment in time, indelible. However, there are those great happenings in history that will always be remembered - for example, whilst looking at a marble bust of Julius Caesar; regal yet doomed, do we recall his betrayal. Likewise, what will future generations make of this marble map of Manhattan Island, New York - perhaps the map will stir up memories of September 11 or indeed the Great Zombie Apocalypse of 2012?! Whilst all other fragile map-formats perish by the wayside, the map literally set-in-stone becomes a lone survivor of a bygone era.

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