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Map & Globe

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Image via Wikipedia This here is a partial map of the coast near Alanya, drawn by Ottoman cartographer, Piri Reis , sometime between 1465 a. Old Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage Maps, Piri Reis Map, Paris Map, Map Globe, B 13, Sketch Inspiration, Map Design

The Piri Reis Map

Piri Reis Map explained by Graham Hancock The MapThe Piri Reis Map, shown below, is the oldest surviving map to show the Americas. It is not European, surprisingly, but Turkish. It bears a date of 919 in the Moslem calendar, corresponding to 1513 in the Western Calendar. It is in the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, a fabulous museum and the locale for a truly awful movie in the late 1960's. (I've been there - the real place bears no resemblance to the place in the movie.) The map was lost for a…

Jacques Carelman French / Globe terrestre pliant Terre cubique montée sur un axe sur pied [sculpture] . world globe in shape of a square box instead of a round ball, on a pedestal Globe Art, Map Globe, Vintage Globe, Vintage Maps, World Globes, Oldschool, We Are The World, Old Maps, Assemblage Art

Lot 281: Jacques Carelman (1929-2012) Globe terrestre pliant Terre cubique montée sur un axe sur pied 60 x 50 cm Armature désoudée Bibliographie : J. Carelman, Catalogue d’objets introuvables, Paris, Le Cherche Midi, 1997, p. 28 et 171. « La forme cubique de ce globe permet de le plier et de le transporter aisément » 150/250€

mapsontheweb: “An Opening Pocket Globe, made by Holbrook Apparatus Manufacturing Co. World Globe Map, Globe Art, World Globes, Map Globe, Globe Decor, Old Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage Maps, Collections D'objets

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mapsontheweb: “ An Opening Pocket Globe, made by Holbrook Apparatus Manufacturing Co. around 1830–59 ”

This "dissected globe" dates to around 1866 - at the time such items were a popular toy for children - dissected globe brings to mind many possibilities for a puzzle along with information such as the Earth's interior makeup & tectonics. Vintage Maps, Art Globe, Globe Lamps, Cs6 Photoshop, Map Crafts, World Globes, Deco Boheme, E Mc2, Interior Design Offices

400 Years of Beautiful, Historical, and Powerful Globes

To look at an ancient globe is to look at the Earth as it was seen by the people of another time. It reflects their understanding of the continents and seas, and it captures political divisions that have long since shifted. Even the typography and colors of a globe are indicative of the time and place of its origin, says Sylvia Sumira, a London-based conservator of ancient globes. In her lavishly illustrated new book, Globes: 400 years of exploration, navigation, and power, Sumira traces the…

Globe universel astronomique à longitudes variables et latitudes indépendantes / dressé et édité pour l'enseignement primaire par A. Jourdan, ,... - 1890. National Library of France. Old Maps, Antique Maps, Vintage World Maps, Map Design, Graphic Design, Map Diagram, Italy Map, Map Globe, Botanical Prints

Globe universel astronomique à longitudes variables et latitudes indépendantes / dressé et édité pour l'enseignement primaire par A. Jourdan, ,... - 1890. National Library of France.

Steampunk Astrolabe/Orrery Table Close-up 1 by dchan on DeviantArt Steampunk Kitchen, Mode Steampunk, Steampunk Gadgets, Steampunk Fashion, Steampunk Interior, Steampunk Furniture, Fantasy World, Fantasy Art, Steampunk Accessoires

Steampunk Astrolabe Orrery Table by dchan on DeviantArt

twitter.com/colorblindmess Back in April 2016 I was about to join Ready at Dawn as Lead Ui Artist and I was in the middle of some Concept art for Doctor... Steampunk Astrolabe Orrery Table

It's back to school time, so it seemed like a fitting week to address vintage globes! I've briefly mentioned vintage globes before , but di. Globe Art, Map Globe, Vintage Globe, Vintage Maps, What A Wonderful World, World Globes, Vintage Suitcases, Old Maps, Pink Wallpaper

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