Monday, April 23, 2007

World Map 15th Century

Description: World map made between 1457 and 1459 by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro. The map is a circular planisphere drawan on parchment and set in a wooden frame.

(Highest res.: jpg, 1062 x 1107 pixel, 180 dpi, file size: 990 KB)

Detail Europe

(Highest res.: jpg, 600 x 415 pixel, 324 dpi, file size: 131 KB)