A colourful historical map showing the world in two halves. Replica of a map of the world, created ca. 1665, showing the state of geographic knowledge of that time. The map is highly detailed and empty areas of ocean are filled in with little pictures of ships, fish and mythical sea monsters. As seems common with old maps, unknown areas of land are left blank, whereas partly known areas are filled out with ...
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Reproduction of a beautiful and colorful map of the Americas drawn by the famous cartographer Blaeu around 1650. While South America is almost as we know it now, North America, particularly northern USA and Canada, reflects the early stages in the exploration of that part of the world. The sea areas are decorated with drawings of ships and imaginary sea creatures. The borders have drawings of the native pop...