What is a map?

United States, 1949

Film
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A small girl, writing to her friend, attempts to explain what her bedroom looks like. By use of animation and photographic techniques, the concept of maps is introduced and explained, first in terms of the living room plan and then in terms of a map of the neighbourhood.

Credits

production company

Young America Films

Language

English

Duration

00:09:40:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30360

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Maps

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Maps

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Maps

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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