nonwestern Archive

  • Truly gorgeous Chinese map of Beijing(?) from c.1888(?). Beijing Yi he yuan he ba qi bing ying Date: 1888? Author: ?? Dwnld: Full Size (7.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of China that you might want to check out. Gorgeous illustration of Beijing [google map] from the 19th century. Don't know much about...

    Gorgeous 19th Century illus. of Beijing, China (1880s)

    Truly gorgeous Chinese map of Beijing(?) from c.1888(?). Beijing Yi he yuan he ba qi bing ying Date: 1888? Author: ?? Dwnld: Full Size (7.5mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of China that you might want to check out. Gorgeous illustration of Beijing [google map] from the 19th century. Don't know much about...
  • Chinese wood-block print of the world. By Lü Weifan in 1722. San cai yi guan tu Date: 1722 Author: Lü Weifan Dwnld: Full Size (5.9mb) Print Availability: Read the image's Imperfections Manifest page for a better understanding of this print. pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps tagged 'astronomy' that you might want to check out. If anyone can help identify this amazing map,...

    Chinese Astronomic Map (1722)

    Chinese wood-block print of the world. By Lü Weifan in 1722. San cai yi guan tu Date: 1722 Author: Lü Weifan Dwnld: Full Size (5.9mb) Print Availability: Read the image's Imperfections Manifest page for a better understanding of this print. pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps tagged 'astronomy' that you might want to check out. If anyone can help identify this amazing map,...
  • Shinkoku fukui butoku anmin, Okatame taihei kagami : Izu, Sagami, Musashi, Awa, Kazusa, Shimōsa Japanese Map of Tokyo Bay in 1852 Date: 1852 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (15.71mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Tokyo that you might want to check out. Got no context for this one....

    Japanese Map of Tokyo Bay (1852)

    Shinkoku fukui butoku anmin, Okatame taihei kagami : Izu, Sagami, Musashi, Awa, Kazusa, Shimōsa Japanese Map of Tokyo Bay in 1852 Date: 1852 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (15.71mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Tokyo that you might want to check out. Got no context for this one....
  • Suruga no Kuni zenzu Japanese Wood Block Map showing Mt Fuji (1830s) Date: 1830 Author: Kozaburo Kikuya Dwnld: Full Size (12.10mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Japan that you might want to check out. Gonna need some help with this one, here. No clue.

    Japanese Wood Block Map showing Mt Fuji (1830s)

    Suruga no Kuni zenzu Japanese Wood Block Map showing Mt Fuji (1830s) Date: 1830 Author: Kozaburo Kikuya Dwnld: Full Size (12.10mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Japan that you might want to check out. Gonna need some help with this one, here. No clue.
  • Jing cheng ge guo zan fen jie zhi quan tu Foreign Embassies in Beijing in the 1900s Date: 1900 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (11.04mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of China that you might want to check out. No clue. Can any Chinese speakers/readers help us out, here?...

    Foreign Embassies in Beijing in the 1900s

    Jing cheng ge guo zan fen jie zhi quan tu Foreign Embassies in Beijing in the 1900s Date: 1900 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (11.04mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of China that you might want to check out. No clue. Can any Chinese speakers/readers help us out, here?...
  • Chōsen zenzu Map of the Korean Peninsula in 1860 Date: 1860 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (10.74mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of korea that you might want to check out. No clue here. Little help?

    Map of the Korean Peninsula (1860)

    Chōsen zenzu Map of the Korean Peninsula in 1860 Date: 1860 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (10.74mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of korea that you might want to check out. No clue here. Little help?
  • Haejwa chondo Oriental Map of the Korean Peninsula in 1822 Date: 1822 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (10.78mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Korea that you might want to check out. Got nothing on this map of Korea. Korean readers: any help? Here's the Library of Congress page...

    Oriental Map of the Korean Peninsula (1822)

    Haejwa chondo Oriental Map of the Korean Peninsula in 1822 Date: 1822 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (10.78mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Korea that you might want to check out. Got nothing on this map of Korea. Korean readers: any help? Here's the Library of Congress page...
  • Indian map of the Upper-Missouri Indian Map of the Upper Missouri River (1801) Date: 1801 Author: J G Kohl Dwnld: Full Size (2.60mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Midwest that you might want to check out. Another traced map by noted German geographer and map collector...

    Indian Map of the Upper Missouri River (1801)

    Indian map of the Upper-Missouri Indian Map of the Upper Missouri River (1801) Date: 1801 Author: J G Kohl Dwnld: Full Size (2.60mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Midwest that you might want to check out. Another traced map by noted German geographer and map collector...
  • Yamashiro no Kuni ezu Map of Yamashiro Region, Japan (1800s) Date: 1800 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (13.37mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Japan that you might want to check out. Beautiful map, but I couldn't begin to describe it. Little help over here?

    Map of Yamashiro Region, Japan (1800s)

    Yamashiro no Kuni ezu Map of Yamashiro Region, Japan (1800s) Date: 1800 Author: Unknown Dwnld: Full Size (13.37mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Japan that you might want to check out. Beautiful map, but I couldn't begin to describe it. Little help over here?
  • Marshall Islands Stick Map Marshall Islands “Stick Map” (1920s) Date: 1920 Author: Unknown Dwnld: 01 (11.57mb); 02 (11.1mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Non-Western maps that you might want to check out. Hard-core map geeks prolly already knew about this. But if you're a casual fan, or just starting out......

    Marshall Islands “Stick Maps” (1920s)

    Marshall Islands Stick Map Marshall Islands “Stick Map” (1920s) Date: 1920 Author: Unknown Dwnld: 01 (11.57mb); 02 (11.1mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Non-Western maps that you might want to check out. Hard-core map geeks prolly already knew about this. But if you're a casual fan, or just starting out......
  • Map of the Korean Penninsula from the 19th Century. Author unknown. Part I. Ch'onha chido Date: 18XX Author: unkwn Dwnld: Full Size (5.6mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Asian maps that you might want to check out. I know absolutely nothing about these beautiful maps of the Korean Pennensula, past that they were exhibited...

    19th Century maps of the Korean Peninsula

    Map of the Korean Penninsula from the 19th Century. Author unknown. Part I. Ch'onha chido Date: 18XX Author: unkwn Dwnld: Full Size (5.6mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Asian maps that you might want to check out. I know absolutely nothing about these beautiful maps of the Korean Pennensula, past that they were exhibited...
  • 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...