First Disneyland map sells for £555,000

    An original map of the first Disneyland park has fetched £555,838 ($708,000) at an auction in California. The 1953 drawing was used by Walt Disney to secure funding, after his own studio refused to fund the site. The artist’s impression was given to an employee, and remained out of public view for more than 60 years. The map was personally annotated by the creator of Mickey Mouse, and reveals a picture of Walt Disney’s vision for the theme park, built in 1955. The hand-coloured map was drawn in…

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