Playful vintage pictorial map of the Dallasite's supposed view of the rest of the world.
The view has downtown Dallas at the center foreground, with signs pointing down to Houston, New Orleans, Fort Worth, Las Vegas, Santa Fe, etc. Farther afield, the United States is broken up between California, Oklahoma, and Alaska. With New York City occupying a sliver of land on the Atlantic. Beyond our borders, Canada, Greenland, and Russia are the only foreign lands.
The view is based on Saul Steinberg's famous New Yorker magazine cover "View of the World from 9th Avenue", which appeared in March 1976, and lampooned New Yorkers' alleged navel-gazing attitude.
The present view is one of a large series of images that riffed on the Steinberg concept while substituting other American and worldwide cities. Steinberg's original work has been the subject of almost-countless parodies, including one, by Columbia Pictures, which resulted in a copyright infringement lawsuit.