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enochliew: Illustration by Ana Aragão She constructs the images from an architectural point of view and then twists them into the realms of physical impossibility. Gravure Illustration, Travel Illustration, Architecture Graphics, Architecture Drawings, Maps Design, Voyage Sketchbook, Map Globe, City Maps, Planer

A arte e a arquitetura de Ana Aragão

Artista cria ilustrações sobre arquitetura numa mescla de arte e cidades. Num visual delicado, a arte é cheia de detalhes que são percebidos com a demora no apreciar da obra. Conheci o trabalho da Ana Aragão através do Facebook. Chegando até eu via compartilhar de colegas. Seu trabalho delicado é a mescla da arte e…

Constantinople – Map by Cristoforo Buondelmonti, a Florentine cartographer, from the volume Liber insularum archipelagi. Old Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage Maps, Medieval Life, Medieval Art, Merian, Map Globe, Byzantine Art, Fantasy Map

Cristoforo Buondelmonti - Medieval Map of Constantinople. From his Liber insularum archipelagi (1422)

Erik Kwakkel ‏ Medieval map with two built-in detours, one leading to Rome (Matthew Paris, Royal 14 C. Medieval Books, Medieval Life, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Manuscript, Old Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage Maps, Antique Books

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“Medieval map with two built-in detours, one leading to Rome (Matthew Paris, Royal 14 C. vii, c1350).”

Illuminated Manuscript Map of Cairo, from Book on Navigation, Walters Ms. : Illuminated Manuscript Map of Cairo, from Book on Navigation, Walters Ms. Old Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage World Maps, Egypt Map, Cairo Egypt, Templer, Map Globe, Map Of The Globe, Ancient History

Illuminated Manuscript Map of Cairo, from Book on Navigation, Walters Ms. W.658, fol. 305b

Originally composed in 932 AH / 1525 CE and dedicated to Sultan Süleyman I ("The Magnificent"), this great work by Piri Reis (d. 962 AH / 1555 CE) on navigation was later revised and expanded. The present manuscript, made mostly in the late 11th AH / 17th CE century, is based on the later expanded version with some 240 exquisitely executed maps and portolan charts. They include a world map (fol.41a) with the outline of the Americas, as well as coastlines (bays, capes, peninsulas), islands…

Knights Templar Crusader Ancient Map of Jerusalem. Old Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage Maps, Medieval World, Medieval Art, Gravure Illustration, Jugendstil Design, Map Globe, Fantasy Map

The Medieval Kingdom

I stumbled across a conversation on a message board in which a guy was curious about a typical medieval kingdom’s resources—specifically, how many villages and towns a kingdom might encompass…

"Terra Brasilis" by portuguese astro and cartographer Lopo Homem-Reinéis, is a map of Brazil as it was in a few years after the beggining of Portuguese colonization. This map is currently in the French National Library. Old Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage World Maps, Ancient Maps, Cap Vert, By Any Means Necessary, Map Globe, Historical Maps, Plans

"Terra Brasilis" by portuguese astro and cartographer Lopo Homem-Reinéis, is a map of Brazil as it was in 1519, a few years after the beggining of Portuguese colonization. This map is currently in the French National Library.

Edo [Tokyo] (detail from the Koka Era The direction East is at the bottom of the map. (Thanks to Professor Emeritus Dr. William Braisted for providing with this map. Old Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage Maps, Ancient Maps, Tokyo Ville, Tokyo Map, Art Carte, Map Globe, Map Design

Capitals – Journal of an amateur Japanologist

Posts about Capitals written by Chiara

An illuminated map of Methana fortress in the Saronikos Bay, Greece, from the great Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation) presented to Sultan Süleyman by the cartographer Piri Reis, 1525 Old Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage World Maps, Piri Reis Map, Book Art, Map Globe, Fantasy Map, Map Design, City Maps

Illuminated Manuscript The Methana (Mutūn) fortress in the Saronikos (Aiyina) Bay, from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.658, fol.130b

Originally composed in 932 AH / 1525 CE and dedicated to Sultan Süleyman I ("The Magnificent"), this great work by Piri Reis (d. 962 AH / 1555 CE) on navigation was later revised and expanded. The present manuscript, made mostly in the late 11th AH / 17th CE century, is based on the later expanded version with some 240 exquisitely executed maps and portolan charts. They include a world map (fol.41a) with the outline of the Americas, as well as coastlines (bays, capes, peninsulas), islands…

mapmonger:  Staatsbibliothek Bamberg: Paul Pfinzing, Methodus Geometrica. Nürnberg : Valentin Fuhrmann, 1598 I Think Map, World History Lessons, Pictorial Maps, Poster City, Found Art, Old Maps, Map Art, Aerial View, Book Art

An entry from A Turtle's Salon du The

mapmonger: “ Staatsbibliothek Bamberg: Paul Pfinzing, Methodus Geometrica. Nürnberg : Valentin Fuhrmann, 1598 ”