A collection of historical cartographic images




World Map. Detail of Africa.
Islamic Anonymous.18th c.
Islamic,Based on Roman map done in Alexandria.
Exploration 36 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Insularium Illustratum.Map of the known world
Henricus Martellus.1484
Medieval,Netherlands
Exploration 39 © John Poss


Portugese chart of the Atlantic. Detail: Tropic of Cancer.
Pedro Rainel.c.1535
Renaissance,Lisbon. Portugal
Exploration 54 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Book of Ideography. Village in South America.
Jean Rotz.1542
Renaissance,Portugal
Exploration 53 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of the Americas.
Abraham Ortelius.1587
Renaissance,Netherlands
Exploration 62 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of the Americas. Detail.
Abraham Ortelius.1587
Renaissance,Netherlands
Exploration 60 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of the Americas. Detail.
Abraham Ortelius.1587
Renaissance,Netherlands
Exploration 59 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of North Pole.
Willem Barents.1598
Renaissance,Netherlands.
Exploration 58 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of East Asia.
C. Allard.1690
Baroque,Netherlands.
Exploration 70 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of East Asia. Detail.
C. Allard.1690
Baroque, Netherlands.
Exploration 69 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of Dutch Guiana.
R. Cupanama.16 c
Renaissance,Amsterdam. Netherlands.
Exploration 61 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of Asia.
Anonymous.1675-1700
Baroque,Netherlands.
Exploration 67 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of South India.
A. Reland.18 c
Baroque,Netherlands.
Exploration 71 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of Amboina Indonesia.
Anonymous.1617
Baroque,Netherlands.
Exploration 66 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of Japan.
Johan Janssonius.1658
Baroque,Netherlands.
Exploration 65 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


Map of Virginia.
John Smith.1624
Baroque,United States.
Exploration 64 © Kathleen Cohen 1998


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