I'm looking for a (preferably open-source) decently quality political map of the world from around 1890 (1885-1900 would be usable for what I want). I don't have a lot of experience looking for maps or other historical documents, and Googling hasn't given me any real information.

So, where should I be looking for a map like this at?

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    Are you looking for a map published around 1890, or a modern map showing the world in 1890? – Michael Seifert Aug 16 '18 at 18:26
  • I was looking for a map published around 1890. – jeanquilt Aug 19 '18 at 0:41

There are some atlases for 1890 or thereabouts on the internet archive. This one here is exactly 1890.

The world-wide atlas of modern geography, political and physical, containing one hundred and twelve plates and complete index [cartographic material]

There are plenty of others at this link (but not necessarily 1890)


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