Communion Of Dreams

Some more map images.
July 13, 2010, 5:19 pm
Filed under: Art, Book Conservation

Thought I would share a couple more of these from the project mentioned yesterday.

Above both this map: “Ingermanlandia seu Ingria.” [Map of St, Petersburg seen from the Gulf of Finland dedicated to Peter the Great.] Latin, 1734. Size: 22 x 19″

From this map: “Moscoviae Pars Australis,” Latin, ca. 1646 by Isaac Massa. Size 21” x 17”

And this map: “Taurica Chersones vs. Nostra aetate Przecopsca et Gazar dicitur.” Latin, ca. 1590 by Gerardo Mercator. Size: 22 x 18″

Fun, eh?

Jim Downey

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