Ancient Maps Cover Page


Click here Early Medieval Cover Page to see an Index of 175 cartographic images,

with a selection of low resolution JPEG images

and accompanying descriptions or monographs

representing maps from

400 -1300


 

Click here Late Medieval Maps to see an Index of 175 cartographic images,

with a selection of low resolution JPEG images and

accompanying descriptions or monographs

representing maps from

1300 -1500


 

This site has been re-hosted courtesy of Mr. Henry Davis at hdavis@ix.netcom.com,

Henry Davis Consulting, Inc New Products and Marketing Consultants

 

 

The 530 Renaissance maps are no longer available online, unless there is a benefactor out there twilling to host these images from 1500 - 1860.



for additional information and background behind this project, see a copy of my article that was published in The Map Collector magazine (Number 74, Spring 1996)



If you have any questions you can contact me by e-mail at:

jsiebold@iag.net


Here are some other great Web Sites that deal with cartography:

Oddens's Bookmarks (a very comprehensive Web Site on cartographic topics)


History of Cartography: Index Page for Regional Map Societies

Internet Cartography Links (Harvard University)

Harvard Map Collection
The Columbus Letter (University of Maine)
Historical Map Web Sites (University of Texas)
Vinland Map and Shroud Updates
"Der digitale Behaim Globus - The Behaim Globe Web Site
Richard Nicholson of Chester - Antique Maps and Prints (a commercial dealer)
Yale Map Collection
Old World Maps Auctions (a commercial dealer)

Cartography - Calendar of Events

Cartographic Arts (a commercial map dealer)

Paulus Swaen (a commercial map dealer)

Map History Discussion Group

Philadelphia Printshop (a commercial map and print dealer)

Antique maps, antique atlases (a commercial map dealer)

Mera Bharat Mahaan (maps of India)

Mercator's World HomePage (a magazine devoted to cartography)

The number of visitors since June 1996



 

Last updated 2 June 1998

This Web Site has been cited as :

one of the Top 10 Cybersites by Mercator Magazine

and

Recommended by YAHOO Magazine (Aug '97)