A collection of historical cartographic images



World Map, Francesco Rosselli. c1508.
Multiple color Print.
Grenwich Maritime Museum.

English Terrestrial Globe, Robert Walton. 1651.
Bronze and silver.
Grenwich Maritime Museum

Still Life of maps and tools, Francesco Fievina 17th Century.
Valletta Maritime Museum.

 

 

Globe, Martin Behaim. 1492
Europe and Asia, (No America)


Astrolabe.
Umayyad Anonymous.10 c
Umayyad,Spain.
Exploration 32 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Astrolabe calculating masks.
Umayyad Anonymous.10 c
Umayyad,Spain.
Exploration 31 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Astrolabe Planispheric.
Flemish Anonymous.1570
Dutch,Netherlands
Exploration 30 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Solar quadrans diptychs.
Anonymous.End 16-early 17 c
Renaissance,France
Exploration 29 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Astronomy & navigation compass & sundial.
Anonymous.16th c ?
Renaissance ,Germany
Exploration 28 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Angels with celestial globe.
Netherlandish Anonymous.1475-1500
Renaissance,Low Countries. Netherlands.
Exploration 26 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Globe.
Abraham Gesser.1580
Renaissance,Zurich.. Switzerland.
Exploration 47 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Mechanical heavenly globe.
Georg & Johan Georg Roll & Reinhold.1584
Renaissance, Augsburg. Germany.
Exploration 48 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Chimeny piece. Detail: Inlaid marble.
Italian Anonymous.16th c
Renaissance,Italy.
Exploration 25 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Orbis globe. Model.
Nicolaus Copernicus.16 c
Polish,Poland.
Exploration 24 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Star viewer.
Nicolaus Copernicus.16 c
Polish,Poland.
Exploration 20 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Ships compass.
Anonymous.1585
German,South Germany.
Exploration 23 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Meridian canon.
Rousseau.1783
French,Paris. France
Exploration 22 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Sextant.
Janet Taylor.c.1855
British,United Kingdom.
Exploration 21 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Urania.
Johann Joachim Kandler.18 c
Rococo,Meissen. Germany.
Exploration 20 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Ivory telescope.
Baroque Anonymous.1600-1650
Baroque,Germany.
Exploration 19 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


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