A new map catalog


During our pandemic quarantine, I have been working on lending order to my KAP South Bay image catalog. About half of my sessions do not have a Flickr album to convey representative images so I am working on posting images from some of my earlier sessions.

This week I put together a new way to access images for those sessions that do have a Flickr album. I have created a Google My Map site that provides a cartographic key for these sessions and I think it will prove to be a useful way to access my photos.


The side menu lists my Flickr albums by year. You can display or hide the coverage in three-year blocks. In the red sidebar header, there is a search icon. This allows you to search for specific locations, times, or keywords. For example, try searching for A21 or Oliver Salt or train. If you click on one of the map’s album icons, the sidebar will show specifics for that session.

A view of the map with one of the session location icons selected.

The important item in this view is the album URL at the top, which will take you to the session’s Flickr album. The rest of the sidebar is the session description as taken from Flickr and a few details at the bottom including the number of photos in the session and keywords. 

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