(Highest res.: jpg, 6000 x 4557 pixel, 96 dpi, file size: 7,51 MB)
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Description: A new & accurate map of all the known World made by the English cartographer Emanuel Bowen in 1744. This attractive map convers the entire world as it was understood in the middle of the 18th century. The two hemispheres are surrounded by women representing four continents.
(Highest res.: jpg, 4000 x 2732 pixel, 96 dpi, file size: 3,07 MB)
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Description: Very detailed map of the world in a double hemisphere projection with map of the moon, the solar system and star charts created by the British mathematician and amateur astronomer Samuel Dunn dating to 1794.
(Highest res.: jpg, 6000 x 5054 pixel, 72 dpi, file size: 27,3 MB)
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Friday, October 11, 2013
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Description: World map with an unusual view of the world divided into northern and southern hemispheres centered on the poles created by the Dutch cartographer and engraver Gerard Valck in 1672.
(Highest res.: jpg, 4000 x 3051 pixel, 400 dpi, file size: 6,23 MB)
Labels: 17th century
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013
Description: Cheonhado maps (hangul: 천하도, hanja: 天下圖, literally "map of the world beneath the heavens") were made in Korea since the 17th century in response to the encounter with the geographical knowledge of the West, but based in content on traditional Asian sources and style. This map on rice paper was created by an anonymous author in the late 18th or early 19th century.
(Highest res.: jpg, 2467 x 2400 pixel, 300 dpi, file size: 0,99 MB)