• Printed
  • Manuscript
  • Cartouche
  • Hand Coloring
  • Views
  • Animal
  • Surveys
  • Non-Map
  • Marginalia
  • Atlas


Marginalia refers to when people make notes or drawings on published maps. This could be corrections, additional information, commentary, or even completely unrelated scribbles. Image: detail from the "red-lined map" version of John Mitchell's A MAP of the BRITISH COLONIES in North America