Escape Map (USA), 1943
"Escape and Evasion" maps were given to airmen during World War II to avoid capture behind enemy lines. Orignally printed on silk, blocked supply lines forced the development of a suitable substitute. This map is printed on rayon, a lightweight and durable alternative.
This object was
Mr. and Mrs. Simeon Braguin.
It is credited
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Simeon Braguin.
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Its dimensions are
H x W: 63.5 x 63.2 cm (25 x 24 7/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Escape Map (USA), 1943; rayon; H x W: 63.5 x 63.2 cm (25 x 24 7/8 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Simeon Braguin; 1981-11-54