The Map of a Woman's Heart, 1833-1842

From the Museum of Ridiculous Things:

“Published by D.W. Kellog between 1833-1842, this amusing Map of the Open Country of Woman’s Heart paints the “fairer sex” in a rather unflattering light. From the mole traps in the Province of Deception, to the city of Moi-meme in the Land of Selfishness, to the Plains of Susceptibility in the Region of Sentimentality, this ever-so-charming illustration certainly demonstrates this Victorian gentleman’s equal taste for maps and disdain for women. I suspect this fellow must have had a recent broken heart (see The Museum of Broken Relationships). But then again, that just be my Jilting Corner (in the Land of Coquetry, of course) talking…”

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