Archive for April, 2011

  • Francisco Requena's map of the Amazon River between Rio Caño Yauari and Avatiparaná. From 1788. Map of the Amazon between Rio Caño Yauari and Avatiparaná Date: 1788 Author: Francisco Requena Dwnld: Full Size (0.9mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of exploration that you might want to check out. In honor of the large...

    Spanish map of the Amazon or Marañón river (1788)

    Francisco Requena's map of the Amazon River between Rio Caño Yauari and Avatiparaná. From 1788. Map of the Amazon between Rio Caño Yauari and Avatiparaná Date: 1788 Author: Francisco Requena Dwnld: Full Size (0.9mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of exploration that you might want to check out. In honor of the large...
  • Henry Wellge's birdseye map of Birmingham, Alabama, from 1885. Birmingham, Alabama Birdseye Map Date: 1885 Author: Henry Wellge Dwnld: Full Size (8.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Alabama maps that you might want to check out. Founded as an industrial center, and named after the similarly-industrial Birmingham, England, the town of Birmingham, [google map]...

    Birmingham, Alabama Birdseye Map (1885)

    Henry Wellge's birdseye map of Birmingham, Alabama, from 1885. Birmingham, Alabama Birdseye Map Date: 1885 Author: Henry Wellge Dwnld: Full Size (8.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Alabama maps that you might want to check out. Founded as an industrial center, and named after the similarly-industrial Birmingham, England, the town of Birmingham, [google map]...
  • Reproduction of a famous world map by Muhammad al-Idrisi. Idrisi's World Map Date: 1154 Author: Muhammad al-Idrisi Dwnld: Full Size (18.1mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other historical maps that you might want to check out. This is Konrad Miller's 1929 recreation of Muhammad al-Idrisi's famous Tabula Rogeriana from 1154. I'd love to post the...

    Idrisi’s “Tabula Rogeriana” World Map (1154)

    Reproduction of a famous world map by Muhammad al-Idrisi. Idrisi's World Map Date: 1154 Author: Muhammad al-Idrisi Dwnld: Full Size (18.1mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other historical maps that you might want to check out. This is Konrad Miller's 1929 recreation of Muhammad al-Idrisi's famous Tabula Rogeriana from 1154. I'd love to post the...
  • Baptista Boazio's illustrations of Francis Drake's West Indian Voyage, from 1589. Drake's West Indian voyage I Date: 1589 Author: Baptista Boazio Dwnld: Full size: 01 | 02 Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. These plates depict Sir Francis Drake's exploits in the New World. I'm not...

    Sir Francis Drake’s West Indian Expedition (1589)

    Baptista Boazio's illustrations of Francis Drake's West Indian Voyage, from 1589. Drake's West Indian voyage I Date: 1589 Author: Baptista Boazio Dwnld: Full size: 01 | 02 Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. These plates depict Sir Francis Drake's exploits in the New World. I'm not...
  • F. Graf's 1907 print "The Heart of St. Louis". Graf's "The Heart of St Louis" Date: 1907 Author: F. Graff Dwnld: Full Size (10.4mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of St Louis that you might want to check out. Graf depicts a thriving downtown St. Louis [gmap] in her salad days. The fourth largest...

    The Heart of the City of St. Louis (1907)

    F. Graf's 1907 print "The Heart of St. Louis". Graf's "The Heart of St Louis" Date: 1907 Author: F. Graff Dwnld: Full Size (10.4mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of St Louis that you might want to check out. Graf depicts a thriving downtown St. Louis [gmap] in her salad days. The fourth largest...
  • The U.S. Army Map Service's Topo map of Holland. 1:25,000. from 1944. I U.S. Army Dutch Topos – 1:25,000 Date: 1944 Author: U.S. Army Map Service Dwnld: Full Size (8.7mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. I love a good topographic map... and these three U.S....

    Dutch Topo maps from the U.S. Army (1944)

    The U.S. Army Map Service's Topo map of Holland. 1:25,000. from 1944. I U.S. Army Dutch Topos – 1:25,000 Date: 1944 Author: U.S. Army Map Service Dwnld: Full Size (8.7mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out. I love a good topographic map... and these three U.S....
  • E.S. Moore's birdseye map of Coronado Island and San Diego, California, from the 1880s. Birdseye map of Coronado San Diego Date: 188X Author: E.S.Moore Dwnld: Full Size (11.9mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Southern California maps that you might want to check out. Moore's birdseye of a sparsely-populated Coronado Beach [google map] The map...

    Birdseye map of Coronado, San Diego (1880s)

    E.S. Moore's birdseye map of Coronado Island and San Diego, California, from the 1880s. Birdseye map of Coronado San Diego Date: 188X Author: E.S.Moore Dwnld: Full Size (11.9mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Southern California maps that you might want to check out. Moore's birdseye of a sparsely-populated Coronado Beach [google map] The map...