Vintage Old World Map Poster Print Decorative 17th Century Wall Antique Map Art

$0.00 $25.00
Size:
16x20
24x30
36x45

Old World Map 1630

This beautiful decorative world map by Henricus Hondius is one of the most famous map of the 17th Century, and shows the world as it was known at the time. In North America, New England appears as Nova Albion, California is shown an island, the Rio Grande incorrectly flows into the Sea of Cortez instead of the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi river is barely represented, and the Great Lakes are altogether missing. Korea, called Isthmus, is for the first time no longer represented as an island, while the Philippines appear as large land masses. New Zealand is missing while the Southern continent named 'Terra Australis Incognita' (Unknown Land of the South), shows an early appearance of Australia's coastline. Also depicted are the four elements, Fire, Air, Water and Earth. Interestingly, the four corners of the map are adorned with pictures of the famous Claudius Ptolemy, Gerard Mercator, and Julius Caesar, but also of Henricus's own father, the cartographer Jodocus Hondius.

*FRAMES ARE FOR DISPLAY PURPOSES ONLY AND ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH THIS PRINT*

This map comes in 3 different sizes, printed on archival Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, each with a 1/8 inch white border.

16x20 inches - $25.00

24x30 inches - $45.00

36x45 inches - $85.00

During the restoration process, we pay great attention to matching the colors to the original maps. Please note that your computer screen might display slightly different colors than our professionally calibrated monitors.

All maps are shipped rolled in a rigid tube.

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