Saturday, August 16, 2008

World Map 15th Century

Description: World map of Hartmann Schedel published in the Schedel's World Chronicle in 1493 showing Europe, Asia and Africa. Schedel (1440-1540) was a German physician, humanist and historian, one of the first cartographers who used the printing press.

(Highest res.: png, 1702 x 1244 pixel, 72 dpi, file size: 4,83 MB)

(Highest res.: jpg, 1024 x 765 pixel, 72 dpi, file size: 276 KB)