Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Maps

Maps show us where we’re going
Where we’ve been
Where others have been
Where others are going
And where we can go
If that is our choice

 

Al-Idrisi’s World Map, 1154

 

Antique Maps of the World, Double Hemisphere Map, George Louis Le Rouge, 1744

 

Ortelius’s Map of the World, 1564

 

Map of the Northern Sky, Albrecht Dürer, 1515

 

Tang Dynasty Telestial Celestial Map, 618-909

 

Mappe Monde, Jean Baptiste Nolin, 1755.

 

War Map of Europe, Daily Mail, 1914

 

Comparative Heights, of the Principal Mountains and Lengths of the Principal Rivers in the World by William Darton and W. R. Gardner, 1823

 

Leo Belgicus, Hondius and Gerritsz, 1630

 

Map of Ancient Rome, 1602

 

7 thoughts on “Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Maps

  1. They are facinating, especially the old ones where you can see how the shape of the world was different than what it looks like now. And before there was GPS they were essential for travelling.
    I am a fan !

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