1691 Sanson Map of the World on Hemisphere Projection Greeting Card

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5"

 

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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 110 lb. paper stock.

 

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: an extraordinary map of monumental proportions greeting cards, this sanson and jaillot's 1691 decorative map of the world on a double hemisphere projection. this is the first state of the fourth plate of this map. covers the entire world according to its 17th century conception. elaborate allegorical cartouches appear at top center and bottom center detailing cherubs riding dolphins - the symbols of the dauphin of france. this map is magnificently colored with extensive gold foiling used throughout both as accent elements and to denote cities. this type of elaborate colorization theme is highly unusual as gold foil gilting and color work of this caliber was generally only applied to maps that were commissioned for royalty or the high nobility. the is the only example of this map with such colorization we have ever seen. our survey of this map will begin in north america where california is depicted as an island. the idea of an insular california first appeared as a work of fiction in garci rodriguez de montalvo's c. 1510 romance las sergas de esplandian greeting cards, where he writes know greeting cards, that on the right hand of the indies there is an island called california very close to the side of the terrestrial paradise; and it is peopled by black women greeting cards, without any man among them greeting cards, for they live in the manner of amazons. baja california was subsequently discovered in 1533 by fortun ximenez greeting cards, who had been sent to the area by hernan cortes. when cortez himself traveled to baja greeting cards, he must have had montalvo's novel in mind greeting cards, for he immediately claimed the island of california for the king. by the late 16th and early 17th century ample evidence had been amassed greeting cards, by explorations of the region by francisco de ulloa greeting cards, hernando de alarcon and others greeting cards

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1691 Sanson Map of the World on Hemisphere Projection by Paul Fearn

: An extraordinary map of monumental proportions, this Sanson and Jaillot's 1691 decorative map of the world on a double hemisphere projection. This is the first state of the fourth plate of this map. Covers the entire world according to its 17th century conception. Elaborate allegorical cartouches appear at top center and bottom center detailing cherubs riding dolphins - the symbols of the Dauphin of France. This map is magnificently colored with extensive gold foiling used throughout both as accent elements and to denote cities. This type of elaborate colorization theme is highly unusual as gold foil gilting and color work of this caliber was generally only applied to maps that were commissioned for royalty or the high nobility. The is...

About the Artist - Paul Fearn

Paul Fearn

My passion is Photography and Aviation or is that Aviation and Photography ! I hope you enjoy my photographs.

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