Tuesday, September 6, 2011

World Map 17th Century

Description: Exceptional map of the world made by the Dutch publisher Jan Jansson (Johannes Janssonius) in 1650. Such maps, showing comtemporary geopraphy with ancient place names, were popular in the post-renaissance period.

(Highest res.: jpg, 3500 x 2762 pixel, 96 dpi, file size: 2,87 MB)