The Society’s Collections hold over 50,000 items relating to the continent of Africa, including maps, charts and atlases.
For the first time, this image gallery provides high-resolution online access to selected maps featured in the exhibition Rediscovering African Geographies. Follow the simple on screen tool bar to zoom in and out of a map.
The exhibition and associated Collections access material is supported by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA).
If you would like to learn more about the Society’s wider Africa-related holdings, search our online catalogue and visit our Picture Library website, where over 2,000 photographs, maps and other images of the continent can be viewed.