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Carta particolare che comincia con il capo S:Andrea ਠfinisce con il capo Matas d'America . . . D'America Carta XXI.D'America Carta XXII. - Dudley, Sir Robert ,1646-47

Antique map of Argentina by Dudley, Sir Robert

North & South America Novae Insulae XXVI Nova Tabula by Sebastian Munster 1540 (1552?)  A very nice artifact from the age of exploration, Munster’s maps was the first to show both American continents, a labeled Pacific Ocean, and Japan.

North & South America Novae Insulae XXVI Nova Tabula by Sebastian Munster 1540 A very nice artifact from the age of exploration, Munster’s maps was the first to show both American continents, a labeled Pacific Ocean, and Japan.

What did cities look like in the Middle Ages? How did medieval people depict them? Here are a few examples from the Middle Ages

Images of the Medieval City

A section of the Madaba Map which is part of a floor mosaic in the early Byzantine church of Saint George at Madaba, Jordan. It is the oldest surviving original cartographic depiction of the Holy Land and especially Jerusalem. It dates to the century AD.

During the nearly two centuries of restricted foreign contact during the Edo period (1600–1868), the Japanese people still maintained a curiosity about foreign cultures. This map, published in the early 19th century, depicts an enormous archipelago representing Japan at the center of the world. Inset images and descriptions of foreign people, the distance from Japan to their lands:

time-for-maps: “ People of Many Nations. (between 1800 and × During the nearly two centuries of restricted foreign contact during the Edo period the Japanese people.

Carte égypte

roxygen: “ A map of Egypt by Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis in Kitab-i Bahriye, 16 century.

Hawaii Antique Map Bonne 1788. This original antique map of Hawaii comes from the Atlas Encyclopedique. This atlas was published in two volumes the first being in 1787 and the second 1788 by Bonne and Desmarest of De L'Academie Royale des Sciences Paris. This authentic vintage map of Hawaii is printed on one side only with a blank reverse side using engraved copper plates on handmade paper.

Hawaii Antique Map Bonne 1788

This old map digital image scan of Hawaii comes from the Atlas Encyclopedique by Bonne and Desmarest vintage map digital image scan of Hawaii old map of Hawaii

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