Bacon's Standard Map of Europe
This map of Europe by the prominent British publisher G.W. Bacon & Co., Ltd. shows Europe in the immediate aftermath of World War I. Among the political and territorial changes brought about by the war were the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman empires, the overthrow of the tsarist government in Russia, the establishment or re-establishment of the independent states of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia, the transfer of Alsace-Lorraine from Germany to France, and the expansion of Italian territory to include the region around Trieste. The inset ...