A collection of historical cartographic images




Sir Francis Drake's attack on Cartagena in1586.
Theodor de Bry.1599
Renaissance,Netherlands.
Exploration 63 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


World Map.
Francesco Rosselli.c.1508
Renaissance,Italy
Exploration 51 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Chart of the Atlantic.
Reinel.c.1535
Renaissance,Portugal.
Exploration 52 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Constantinople. Turkey.
Renaissance Anonymous.1580
Renaissance,
Exploration 57 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Navigation map of Europe.
Jacopo Russo.1528
Renaissance,Messina. Sicily
Exploration 37 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Prester John. Navigation map of Europe. Detail: near India & the Red Sea.
Jacopo Russo.1528
Renaissance,Messina. Sicily
Exploration 37 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Protolan atlas. Detail: Africa.
Battista Agnese.1544
Renaissance,Italy
Exploration 49 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Protolan atlas. Detail: New World.
Battista Agnese.1544
Renaissance,Italy
Exploration 50 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of the world.
George Wildey.c. 1702
Baroque,London. Great Britain
Exploration 55 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of the world. Detail: North America.
George Wildey.c. 1702
Baroque,London. Great Britain
Exploration 56 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Charta Rogriana world map.
Islamic Anonymous.1154
Islamic,Middle East
Exploration 40 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Charta Rogriana world map. Detail. Holy land(?)
Islamic Anonymous.1154
Islamic,Middle East
Exploration 41 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


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