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Early Data Visualization Pioneers

This 17th century road strip map was created by John Ogilby as part of his 1675 Britannia Atlas. The map shows the route from London to Winchester via Staines, Reading and Basingstoke.This 17th century road strip map was created by John Ogilby as part of his 1675 Britannia Atlas. The map shows the route from London to Winchester via Staines, Reading and Basingstoke.

RJ Andrews created DataViz based on his collected notes to provide readers with insight into five of the earlier pioneers of data visualization.