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

Duration

00:09:40:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1949

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011824

Language

English

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

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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