A collection of historical cartographic images





Port of Surat (Northwest India on the Tapti River). Detail.
Dutch Anonymous.End of 17 c
Baroque,India. Surat.
Exploration 77 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Onrust Island near Batavia.
Dutch Anonymous.1699
Baroque,Indonesia. Java. Djakarta.
Exploration 78 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Jesuits Teaching Astronomy in Chinese Court. Detail.
Guy Louis Vernansal.18th c
Baroque ,France.
Exploration 10 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Compass indicating the way to Mecca.
Islamic Anonymous.1688-1689
Islamic,Middle East
Exploration 33 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Compass & tympanum of an astrolabe.
Islamic Anonymous.18 c
Islamic,Middle East
Exploration 34 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Plate with ship.
Ottoman Anonymous.17 c
Ottoman,Iznik. Turkey
Exploration 72 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Compass map showing way to Mecca.
Ottoman Anonymous.16 c ?
Ottoman,Egypt
Exploration 11 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Navigation quadrant.
Renaissance Anonymous.16 c ?
Renaissance,Italy
Exploration 12 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Astrolabe.
Mamluk Anonymous.1282-1283
Mamluk,Eygpt
Exploration 13 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Sloan astrolabe.
Gothic Anonymous.After 1295
Gothic,Great Britain
Exploration 14 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Blakene astrolabe.
British Anonymous.1342
Gothic,Great Britain
Exploration 15 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Solar quadrant & compass.
Qing Anonymous.18 c
Qing,China
Exploration 16 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Compass.
Renaissance Anonymous.16 c
Renaissance,France
Exploration 17 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Globe with Europe & Asia (no America).
Martin Behaim.1492
Medieval,Nurnberg. Germany
Exploration 44 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Globe.
Renaissance Anonymous.17 c
Renaissance,Italy
Exploration 45 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Sextant.
English Anonymous.1839-1843
British,Great Britain
Exploration 18 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


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