Saturday, August 2, 2014

World Map 16th Century

Description: The Fool's Cap Map of the World dates from ca. 1580-1590 and is one of the big mysteries in the history of cartography. It is unknown why, when and by whom the map was made, but could be a kind of social criticism of its time.

(Highest res.: jpg, 4000 x 3056 pixel, 72 dpi, file size: 2,45 MB)