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Map from the Ch’ŏnha chido (Atlas of the world) is a 19th century copy of the traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Chosŏn dynasty (1392-1910)

Cartography Maps in Algorfa

Map from the Ch’ŏnha chido (Atlas of the world) is a century copy of the traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Chosŏn dynasty

Copy of a traditional Korean atlas  produced in the early Chosŏn dynasty (1392-1910).

Copy of a traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Chosŏn dynasty

19th century copy of the traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Chosŏn dynasty (1392-1910).

century copy of the traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Chosŏn dynasty

Virginia

A mapp of Virginia discouered to ye hills.

Hernando Cortes (1485-1547). Map of the Gulf of Mexico and plan of Mexico City

Despatches of Hernando Cortes . Map of the Gulf of Mexico and plan of the island city Tenochtitlán (temix-titan:Mexico) by Hernando Cortes Date: Nuremberg . Wood engraving drawn on paper and hand colored

Map of Jerusalem, 1588

time-for-maps: “ Braun & Hogenberg’s map of Jerusalem, based upon Christian van Adrichem’s plan of ancient Jerusalem and its suburbs at the time of Jesus Christ.

Portulan de la Méditerranée, des côtes de Portugal, Espagne, France, Pays-Bas, Allemagne, Angleterre, d'Afrique, Arabie, Inde, Chine, Iles de la Sonde, etc., et de l'Amérique du Nord et du Sud

Portulan de la Méditerranée, des côtes de Portugal, Espagne, France, Pays-Bas, Allemagne, Angleterre, d'Afrique, Arabie, Inde, Chine, Iles de la Sonde, etc., et de l'Amérique du Nord et du Sud

Mappa mundi Vatican Library Ms. Borg. lat. XVI (about 1430), also known as "Tavola di Velletri

Mappa mundi Vatican Library Ms. Borg. lat. XVI (about 1430), also known as "Tavola di Velletri

南部州

The world as perceived through Buddhist philosophy, is limited to the confines of just three countries: India, China and Japan

The Island of St. Hellena

the island on which Napoleon spent his second exile leading up to his death.

ancient maps | 17th Century World Map

World Map published in 1606 by Dutch cartographer and atlas maker Willem Janszoon Blaeu.

"The city of Milan", is the miniature 'Ptolemy's Geography' (1470), the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

Città in miniatura: Milano nel 1470 - Folia.

This is an 1804 copy of perhaps the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about 1450. It points south because 15th-century compasses were south-pointing. It shows the Portuguese discoveries in Africa and questioned the authority of medieval and classical sources. Intended for display in Venice, it emphasizes the feats of Marco Polo. The British East India Company commissioned this copy, thus implying that Britain was heir to the Portuguese empire.

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

An 1804 copy of the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about and more magnificent maps as power, propaganda, and art from The British Library.

Venice, Italy - created in 1513 by Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis

Venice, Italy - created in 1513 by Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis

Vienna Metropolis c. 1730, by Mattaeus Seutter

Mattaeus Seutter, Vienna Metropolis, c.

Unique mid-16th Century etching and/or manuscript plan of the area Tunis, based upon an engraved view of 1535 by Agostino Musi.  Musi's view was published in Rome in 1535, to illustrate the conquest of Tunis by a Christian Fleet under the Command of Emperor Charles V.  Tunis was one of the most important naval bases of the Ottoman Empire in the Western Mediterranean.  Oriented with South at the top, this map provides an excellent overview of Tunis and its harbor and Bay, with the fort of La…

Map published in 1560 to illustrate the conquest of Tunis by a christian fleet under the command of Emperor Charles V

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