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arquilatria: Dosei Kono, 1657, Osaka, Japan

arquilatria: Dosei Kono, 1657, Osaka, Japan

Contemporary Quilt Exhibition

Contemporary Quilt Exhibition

Kimono and Sakura

Kimono and Sakura

Very interesting. I've seen the Psalter world map before (mappa mundi) from 1265. It deals less with accurate geography than it does with politics, ethnography, and the Bible. At the center of the map is Jerusalem.

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

Very interesting. I've seen the Psalter world map before (mappa mundi) from 1265. It deals less with accurate geography than it does with politics, ethnography, and the Bible. At the center of the map is Jerusalem.

La tour de Tokyo en plein centre de l'image

La tour de Tokyo en plein centre de l'image

Hand drawn city map of Raalte (called after some Dutch town). The city is situated on two rivers, on of them being an affluent, ending in the other. It's drawn as a city as it could have grown in multiple centuries: city center, former bastions, station close to the river side, apparment buildings from the 70s and newer neighbourhoods surrounding the city. In a word: a very European city.  Why it is called Raalte? Well,....................

Hand drawn city map of Raalte (called after some Dutch town). The city is situated on two rivers, on of them being an affluent, ending in the other. It's drawn as a city as it could have grown in multiple centuries: city center, former bastions, station close to the river side, apparment buildings from the 70s and newer neighbourhoods surrounding the city. In a word: a very European city. Why it is called Raalte? Well,....................

octavineillustration:    Hong Kong in the rain.

octavineillustration: Hong Kong in the rain.

Shanghai, China Map Print

Shanghai, China Map Print

#Mandorlo #Almond Tree

#Mandorlo #Almond Tree

Nigel Peake

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