Cartographies of Time: A Visual History of the Timeline | Brain Pickings Discus chronologicus by German engraver Christoph Weigel, published in the early 1720s, is a paper chart with a pivoting central arm. Rings represent kingdoms, radial wedges represent centuries, and the names of kingdoms are printed on the moveable arm. Antiques Maps, Graphics Art, Time Travel, Discus Chronologicus, Data Visual, Design Books, Visual History, Maps Travel, Beautiful Maps
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The Histomap by John Sparks,1931; from Cartographies of Time, a visual history of the timeline
In this universal history Johannes Buno, 1672, each millennium before the birth of Christ is depicted by an image of a large allegorical being. This dragon represents the fourth millennium B.C.
What the Psychology of Suicide Prevention Teaches Us About Controlling Our Everyday Worries | Brain Pickings
Get Students to Create Their own Infographic Timeline That Demonstrates Their understanding Of Art History yr 10-11
Where You Are: Cartography as Wayfinding for the Soul | Brain Pickings Indeed, in the age of GPS and sterile, data-driven cartographic precision, how delightful to consider mapping the human experience based on disposition rather than position, on the subjective rather than the capital-O Objective, on the symbolic, metaphysical, and abstract rather than the literal, physical, and concrete.
Too good not to pin. Sorry if it offends. "erotic hand signaling chart, a naughty adaptation of the standard American Sign Language manual alphabet"
Bohemians: A Graphic History of Creative Mavericks | Brain Pickings
At the end of life, at the end of YOUR life, what essence emerges? What have you filled the world with? In remembering you, what words will others choose?” ~ Amy Krouse Rosenthal