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Background imageCartography Collection: Cartouche on W. Mayos Map of Barbados, 1722, (1944). Creator: William Mayo

Cartouche on W. Mayos Map of Barbados, 1722, (1944). Creator: William Mayo
Cartouche on W. Mayos Map of Barbados, 1722, (1944). A New & Exact Map of the Island of Barbadoes in America. According to an Actual & Accurate Survey

Background imageCartography Collection: The Hereford Mappa Mundi, (c1285), 1912. Artist: Richard de Bello

The Hereford Mappa Mundi, (c1285), 1912. Artist: Richard de Bello
The Hereford Mappa Mundi c1285. The Hereford Mappa Mundi is currently on display at Hereford Cathedral in Hereford, England. It is the largest medieval map known to still exist

Background imageCartography Collection: Trinidad & Tobago Map, c1940s. Creator: Unknown

Trinidad & Tobago Map, c1940s. Creator: Unknown
Trinidad & Tobago Map, c1940s. From " Trinidad - British West Indies, Land of the Humming Bird". [Tichnor Quality Views, Boston]

Background imageCartography Collection: Isle of Wight. c20th Century. Artist: John Bartholomew

Isle of Wight. c20th Century. Artist: John Bartholomew
Isle of Wight. c20th Century. [John Bartholomew & Son, Edinburgh]

Background imageCartography Collection: The Babylonian Map of the World, c. 510-c. 500 BC. Artist: Assyrian Art

The Babylonian Map of the World, c. 510-c. 500 BC. Artist: Assyrian Art
The Babylonian Map of the World, c. 510-c. 500 BC. Found in the collection of British Museum

Background imageCartography Collection: Map of Japan in Provinces in time of Iyeyasu, 1903. Creator: Unknown

Map of Japan in Provinces in time of Iyeyasu, 1903. Creator: Unknown
Map of Japan in Provinces in time of Iyeyasu, 1903. Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616) first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate which ruled Japan from 1600-1868 and is known as the Edo period

Background imageCartography Collection: General Map of British South Africa, 1900. Creator: Unknown

General Map of British South Africa, 1900. Creator: Unknown
General Map of British South Africa, 1900. From " South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. I", by Louis Creswicke. [T. C. & E. C. Jack, Edinburgh, 1900]

Background imageCartography Collection: The Selden Map of China. Artist: Chinese Master

The Selden Map of China. Artist: Chinese Master
The Selden Map of China. Found in the collection of the Bodleian Library, Oxford

Background imageCartography Collection: Map of Essex, 1678. Artists: John Ogilby, William Morgan

Map of Essex, 1678. Artists: John Ogilby, William Morgan
Map of Essex, 1678. From Essex, actually surveyed, with the several Roads from London &c. by Francis Lamb. [Philip Lea, Essex, 1678]

Background imageCartography Collection: Map of the Caribbean island of Martinique, c1783

Map of the Caribbean island of Martinique, c1783

Background imageCartography Collection: Ptolemys Map of the World cA. D 150. (1912) Artist: Claudius Ptolemy

Ptolemys Map of the World cA. D 150. (1912) Artist: Claudius Ptolemy
Ptolemys Map of the World cA.D 150. The Ptolemy world map is a map of the known world to Hellenistic society in the 2nd century AD

Background imageCartography Collection: The Situation in the Far East, um 1900-1904. Creator: Tse Tsan-tai (1872-1938)

The Situation in the Far East, um 1900-1904. Creator: Tse Tsan-tai (1872-1938)
The Situation in the Far East, um 1900-1904. Private Collection

Background imageCartography Collection: Topographic View of the Countryside around the Plain of Arezzo and the Val di Chiana, Early16th cen

Topographic View of the Countryside around the Plain of Arezzo and the Val di Chiana, Early16th cen.. Found in the collection of the Royal Library, Windsor Castle

Background imageCartography Collection: Feudal Map of Japan in 1615, (1903). Creator: Unknown

Feudal Map of Japan in 1615, (1903). Creator: Unknown
Feudal Map of Japan in 1615, (1903). The feudal period of Japanese history was a time when powerful families (daimyo) and military warlords (shogun) ruled Japan

Background imageCartography Collection: Carta Pisana, ca 1275-1300. Artist: Anonymous master

Carta Pisana, ca 1275-1300. Artist: Anonymous master
Carta Pisana, ca 1275-1300. Found in the collection of the Bibliotheque Nationale de France

Background imageCartography Collection: Feudal Map of Japan between 1564 -73, (1903). Creator: Unknown

Feudal Map of Japan between 1564 -73, (1903). Creator: Unknown
Feudal Map of Japan between 1564 -73, (1903). The feudal period of Japanese history was a time when powerful families (daimyo) and military warlords (shogun) ruled Japan

Background imageCartography Collection: Map of the South Pacific Ocean

Map of the South Pacific Ocean. Map showing the Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand, and Pacific islands. Plate 102 from The Times Atlas

Background imageCartography Collection: Map of Russia in the 16th and 17th century, 1914

Map of Russia in the 16th and 17th century, 1914. Private Collection

Background imageCartography Collection: The Piri Reis world map, 1513. Artist: Piri Reis (1470-1553)

The Piri Reis world map, 1513. Artist: Piri Reis (1470-1553)
The Piri Reis world map, 1513. Found in the collection of the Topkapı Palace, Istanbul

Background imageCartography Collection: Feudal Map of Japan before Sekigahara, 1903. Creator: Unknown

Feudal Map of Japan before Sekigahara, 1903. Creator: Unknown
Feudal Map of Japan before Sekigahara, 1903. The feudal period of Japanese history was a time when powerful families (daimyo) and military warlords (shogun) ruled Japan

Background imageCartography Collection: Ptolemy World map, 1467

Ptolemy World map, 1467. Found in the collection of Biblioteka Narodowa, Warszawa

Background imageCartography Collection: Map of the Wars of the Roses, 15th century (1893)

Map of the Wars of the Roses, 15th century (1893). The Wars of the Roses was a civil war fought over the throne of England between adherents of the House of Lancaster and the House of York

Background imageCartography Collection: World map Universalis Cosmographia, 1507. Artist: Waldseemuller, Martin (ca 1472-1520)

World map Universalis Cosmographia, 1507. Artist: Waldseemuller, Martin (ca 1472-1520)
World map Universalis Cosmographia, 1507. Found in the collection of the Library of Congress, Washington D. C

Background imageCartography Collection: The Holy Mountain Athos, 1885. Artist: Fesenko, Yefim Ivanovich (1850-1926)

The Holy Mountain Athos, 1885. Artist: Fesenko, Yefim Ivanovich (1850-1926)
The Holy Mountain Athos, 1885. Found in the collection of the State History Museum, Moscow

Background imageCartography Collection: Sketch map of Armenia, c1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci

Sketch map of Armenia, c1472-c1519 (1883). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
Sketch map of Armenia, c1472-c1519 (1883). From the Codex Atlanticus. From The Literary Works of Leonardo Da Vinci, Vol. II by Jean Paul Richter, PH. DR

Background imageCartography Collection: Map of Willem Barentsz Third Voyage, 1598. Artist: Claesz, Cornelis (ca. 1551-1609)

Map of Willem Barentsz Third Voyage, 1598. Artist: Claesz, Cornelis (ca. 1551-1609)
Map of Willem Barentsz Third Voyage, 1598. Private Collection

Background imageCartography Collection: Map of Vladivostok, 1902. Artist: Anonymous

Map of Vladivostok, 1902. Artist: Anonymous
Map of Vladivostok, 1902. Private Collection

Background imageCartography Collection: The Cantino planisphere, 1502. Artist: Anonymous master

The Cantino planisphere, 1502. Artist: Anonymous master
The Cantino planisphere, 1502. Found in the collection of the Biblioteca Estense Universitaria, Modena

Background imageCartography Collection: Newcastle-on-Tyne, c20th Century. Artist: John Bartholomew

Newcastle-on-Tyne, c20th Century. Artist: John Bartholomew
Newcastle-on-Tyne, c20th Century. [John Bartholomew & Son, Edinburgh]

Background imageCartography Collection: Europae (From: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum), 1579. Artist: Ortelius, Abraham (1527-1598)

Europae (From: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum), 1579. Artist: Ortelius, Abraham (1527-1598)
Europae (From: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum), 1579. From a private collection

Background imageCartography Collection: Making Map for Blind, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

Making Map for Blind, between c1910 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
Making Map for Blind, between c1910 and c1915

Background imageCartography Collection: Plan of the Battle of Sekigahara, October 21st 1600, 1903. Creator: Unknown

Plan of the Battle of Sekigahara, October 21st 1600, 1903. Creator: Unknown
Plan of the Battle of Sekigahara, October 21st 1600, 1903. On October 21, 1600, troops were deployed on the Nakasendo mountain pass for the Battle of Sekigahara

Background imageCartography Collection: Feudal Map of Japan between 1573 -83, (1903). Creator: Unknown

Feudal Map of Japan between 1573 -83, (1903). Creator: Unknown
Feudal Map of Japan between 1573 -83, (1903). The feudal period of Japanese history was a time when powerful families (daimyo) and military warlords (shogun) ruled Japan

Background imageCartography Collection: The World in the Elizabethan Era, 1926. Creators: Unknown, Emery Walker Ltd

The World in the Elizabethan Era, 1926. Creators: Unknown, Emery Walker Ltd
The World in the Elizabethan Era, 1926. Map of the world during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603). The key shows: Mediaeval Trade routes, (the shipping in Asiatic seas was oriental)

Background imageCartography Collection: World Map showing the British Empire, 1902. Creator: Unknown

World Map showing the British Empire, 1902. Creator: Unknown
World Map showing the British Empire, 1902. British possessions coloured red. From The Century Atlas of the World. [John Walker & Co, Ltd. London, 1902]

Background imageCartography Collection: King Edward the Confessors Palace at Borstal (Brill), 1908

King Edward the Confessors Palace at Borstal (Brill), 1908. From Early London - Prehistoric, Roman, Saxon and Norman, by Sir Walter Besant. [Adam & Charles Black, London, 1908]

Background imageCartography Collection: Political map of the Japanese Empire, early 20th century

Political map of the Japanese Empire, early 20th century. Korea was under Japanese rule from 1910-1945. Japanese forces invaded and occupied Sakhalin during the Russo-Japanese War in 1905

Background imageCartography Collection: Map of Siberia

Map of Siberia. Map showing eastern Russia, Mongolia, the Sea of Okhotsk and the Kamchatka Peninsula. Plate 67 from The Times Atlas

Background imageCartography Collection: Map of Japan, 1727. Creator: Kaempfer, Engelbert (1651-1716)

Map of Japan, 1727. Creator: Kaempfer, Engelbert (1651-1716)
Map of Japan, 1727. Private Collection

Background imageCartography Collection: America. From Mercator-Hondius Atlas, c.1620. Creator: Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)

America. From Mercator-Hondius Atlas, c.1620. Creator: Hondius, Jodocus (1563-1612)
America. From Mercator-Hondius Atlas, c.1620. Private Collection

Background imageCartography Collection: The siege of Vienna in 1683, c.1860. Creator: Unknown artist

The siege of Vienna in 1683, c.1860. Creator: Unknown artist
The siege of Vienna in 1683, c.1860. Private Collection

Background imageCartography Collection: General view over the Salzach to Salzburg with the Hohensalzburg Fortress, c.1790

General view over the Salzach to Salzburg with the Hohensalzburg Fortress, c.1790. Creator: Amon, Anton (1761-1798)
General view over the Salzach to Salzburg with the Hohensalzburg Fortress, c.1790. Private Collection

Background imageCartography Collection: General view of the city of Salzburg. From 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', 1581

General view of the city of Salzburg. From "Civitates Orbis Terrarum", 1581. Private Collection

Background imageCartography Collection: Plan of the city of Rio de Janeiro. From 'Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil', 1830s

Plan of the city of Rio de Janeiro. From "Voyage pittoresque et historique au Brésil", 1830s
Plan of the city of Rio de Janeiro. From "Voyage pittoresque et historique au Bresil", 1830s. Private Collection

Background imageCartography Collection: Sir Robert Dudley, Duke of Northumberland, c1600. Creator: Nicholas Hilliard

Sir Robert Dudley, Duke of Northumberland, c1600. Creator: Nicholas Hilliard
Sir Robert Dudley, Duke of Northumberland, c1600

Background imageCartography Collection: Stanford's railway & county Map of the United States, 1861. Creator: Stanford, Edward (1827-1904)

Stanford's railway & county Map of the United States, 1861. Creator: Stanford, Edward (1827-1904)
Stanford's railway & county Map of the United States, 1861. Found in the collection of the Bibliotheque Nationale de France

Background imageCartography Collection: Theatrum Orbis Terrarium, 1592. Creator: Unknown

Theatrum Orbis Terrarium, 1592. Creator: Unknown
Theatrum Orbis Terrarium, 1592. Called the first modern atlas, adapted from Mercator's world map; large coloured atlas with Ptolemy's Geographia, 1592; continents

Background imageCartography Collection: Map of Lorraine and Alsace; Alsace and Lorraine, 1875. Creator: Unknown

Map of Lorraine and Alsace; Alsace and Lorraine, 1875. Creator: Unknown
Map of Lorraine and Alsace; Alsace and Lorraine, 1875. From Illustrated Travels by H.W. Bates. [Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, c1880, London] and Galpin



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