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I specialize in printing, mainly large-format art prints. I was wondering if i could find some hi-res images of old maps. Is is legal as long as i'm not selling them? I'm not interested in making money but if someone could supply hi-res images maybe we could trade for a print?

if this is breaking any rules here i apologize

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Probably the best source for high-resolution images is the Library of Congress Map Collection. A really good collection except many of the maps need a lot of Photoshop cleaning.

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sweet!!

thanks!!

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Don't forget to check out David Rumsey's collection. He has nice Mr.Sid images.

I am not too sure if you can repreint/sell them, but I think you can (legally) from the Library of Congress. Ebay is filled with reprints.

David is a very nice guy so I would ask first.

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