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The Carta Marina is a Renaissance-era map of Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, printed in 1539 in Venice. Carta Marina means Sea Map, but this is only … Old World Maps, Old Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage World Maps, Éphémères Vintage, New York City Map, City Maps, Pirate Maps, Art Carte

Here There Be Dragons - TV Tropes

The Here There Be Dragons trope as used in popular culture. In old times, mapmaking was a fairly imprecise task, due to the lack of advanced technology for …

Ysi Earth Map II by Naeddyr cartography Old World Maps, Old Maps, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Map Globe, Call Of Cthulhu, Fantasy Map, Map Art, Botanical Prints

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The projection of the map is done by two Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area hemispheres, arranged south-pole to south-pole (instead of the more usual east-sid... Ysi Earth Map II

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De ‘Haarlemmermeer-kaart’ uit 1591

DE ‘HAARLEMMERMEER-KAART’ UIT 1591 HEEFT HEEMSTEEDSE OORSPRONG; ambachtsheer Vincent van Lockhorst verstrekte opdracht aan landmeter en kaartmaker Pieter Bruinsz. “Op eene…

The Mappamundi by the Venetian cartographer Giovanni Leardo, 1452 Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Venice Map, African Map, Map Globe, Wall Maps, Historical Art, Technical Drawing, Map Art

The Mappamundi, the oldest original map in the AGSL holdings, was produced in 1452 by the Venetian cartographer Giovanni Leardo. The circular map, considered the finest example of a medieval wall map in the Western Hemisphere, shows the known world consisting of only Europe, Asia and Africa.

map of Besancon Old Map of Besoncom, the capital and principal city of the Franche-Comté region in eastern France.Old Map of Besoncom, the capital and principal city of the Franche-Comté region in eastern France. Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Ancient Maps, Templer, Merian, Map Globe, Fantasy Map, Wall Maps, Map Design

Old map of Besancon

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Ancient map of Istanbul. Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Image Theme, Templer, Les Religions, Fantasy Map, Old Maps, City Maps, Historical Maps

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“#Storify of the #art of brilliant C16th Ottoman cartographer Matrakçı Nasuh https://t.co/Yz9HvCg87W #history”

Weltkarte von Mahmud al-Kashgari. Turcocentric world map published in al-Kashgari's "Compendium of the languages of the Turks" in the century. The map is oriented with east on the top and the world is shown as encircled by the ocean. Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Early World Maps, World History Facts, Art History, Pictorial Maps, Art Carte, Early Modern Period, Old Maps

How the World was Imagined: Early Maps and Atlases

Depictions of the world from the Iron Age to the Age of Discovery and the emergence of modern geography during the early modern period. (Informations and images from Wikipedia) update: due to an excess of page views for this particular post, we are obliged to reduce temporarily the big images in...

The Oronteus Finaeus map, also spelled Oronteus Fineus map shows an ice free Antartica with no ice-cap. It was drawn in the year There are also maps showing Greenland as two separated islands, . Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Piri Reis Map, Out Of Place Artifacts, Ancient Astronaut Theory, Mystery Of History, Ancient Mysteries

Oronteus Finaeus map Antarctica - ice free! (Oronteus Fineus map)

The Oronteus Fineus map (Oronteus Fineus map) shows an ice free Antarctica. Drawn in 1532. Maps showing Greenland as two separated islands

"The city of Milan", is the miniature 'Ptolemy's Geography' the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris. Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Milan Map, Old Maps, Map Design, City Maps, Art Graphique


Your virtual eye on illuminated manuscripts, rare books, and the stories behind them. By Franco Cosimo Panini Editore.

The only known example of the Jollain/De Jode edition of Saliba’s map of the cosmos integrating ancient Pagan and medieval Christian cosmology with Renaissance beliefs and experiences. Old World Maps, Old Maps, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Cosmos, Wicca, Motif Oriental

Chapter 6 - Cartography and Designing of Maps

Cartography, from the Latin word c(h)art(a), carte and graphy, is the art and science of representing a geographic area graphically. Maps, like all other manifestations of graphic design convey some specific information to an intended audience. Such information can be geographical, socio-political, cultural environmental, agricultural, economical, astronomical and so on . Old maps contain historical information about geopolitics of various eras. Thus, maps reveal many facts, not only on…

'Carta Marina, map of Scandinavia by Olaus Magnus - Poster by paulrommer Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage Posters, Printable Maps, Map Globe, Wall Maps, Architecture Tattoo, Sea Monsters, Us Map

Carta Marina, map of Scandinavia by Olaus Magnus - 1539 Poster by paulrommer

Blank walls suck, so bring some life to your dorm, bedroom, office, studio, wherever,Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper,Custom cut - refer to size chart for finished measurements,Includes a 3/16 inch (5mm) white border to assist in framing