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The Fra Mauro map, one of the greatest memorial of medieval cartography, was made around 1450 by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro. It is a circular world map drawn on parchment and set in a wooden frame, about two meters in diameter Cartography (from…

Antique constellations North chart print 1852 por LyraNebulaPrints

Shop for constellation on Etsy, the place to express your creativity through the buying and selling of handmade and vintage goods.

Map of the world by Fra Mauro, 1459 Spain, Portugal and Northern Africa. Fra Mauro was a 15th-century Venetian monk. In his youth, Mauro traveled as a merchant and a soldier. Although he was no longer free to travel, due to his religious status, he would consult with merchants of the city upon their return from voyages. By 1450 he composed a great mappamundi with surprising accuracy, including extensive written comments reflecting the geographic knowledge of his time.

Map Spain Portugal, Northen Africa by Mapamundi de Fra Mauro 1459

I love the maps where the western half of North America is mostly guess work. This one is fun to look at. - - - Antique World Map

I love the Flat maps where the western half of North America is mostly guess work. - - - Antique World Map

Arctic Regions map:

Arctica map - Marvelous map of the Arctic Regions - Arctic map - Wellington channel featured

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art | Brain Pickings  Psalter World Map (mappa mundi), 1265  Despite its small size, this is one of the ‘great’ medieval world maps. It is probably a copy of the lost map which adorned King Henry III's bedchamber in Westminster Palace from the mid-1230s. The original colors are intact. Showing east at the top, it is a visual encyclopedia, embracing ancient history, politics, scripture and ethnography as well as geography.

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art Brain Pickings Psalter World Map (mappa mundi), 1265 Despite its small size, this is one of the ‘great’ medieval world maps. It is probably a copy of the lost map which adorned King Henry III

Fra Mauro map, 1450.  It is a circular planisphere drawn on parchment and set in a wooden frame, about two meters in diameter.

The Fra Mauro Map. This map of the world depicts Asia, Africa and Europe and is "considered the greatest memorial of medieval cartography" according to Roberto Almagià. It was made around 1450 by the Italian monk Fra Mauro.

Panoramisch uitzicht over de stad Wenen op het tijdstip van de eerste Turkse belegering, 1529 | Die Welt der Habsburger

other pinner said:Hans Sebald Beham: Aerial view of the city of Vienna at the time of the First Turkish Siege in colored woodblock print, 1530

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For more than two centuries the huge profits and profound suffering of the Manila Galleons helped create global capitalism

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Poring over maps, especially historical originals -  "Even before you understand them, your brain is drawn to maps." Ken Jennings

century [GerarddeJodeMap-NorthernHemisphere] World maps of the Northern and Southern hemisphere published in 1593 by the Dutch cartographer and engraver Gerard de Jode.

Walter Russell's Periodic Table of Elements

Russel Periodic Chart - Edward Tufte just had a seizure with this!