Below Lear and Church’s journey is plotted using Google Maps. You can zoom in to specific places or choose to view satellite images or the terrain. The dropped pins indicate a place where Lear and Church stopped – either to rest overnight or to draw. Most pins contain a link which will take you to the relevant section of Lear’s journal.

View Edward Lear’s Grecian Travels in a larger map

A map of Greece with modern day borders shown. The border between Greece and the Ottoman Empire, as it stood in 1848, is drawn and labelled in dark red.


One Response to Maps

  1. Elizabeth French says:

    Lovely project but it is the 1849 trip that really interests me as I work in the Argolid and have been chasing further details for some time. I am aslo intereted in the Nubia trip and have collected quite a lot of data on that.

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