1691 Sanson Map Of The World On Hemisphere Projection Poster

1691 Sanson Map Of The World On Hemisphere Projection by Paul Fearn

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1691 Sanson Map Of The World On Hemisphere Projection Poster By Paul Fearn

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Frame

Top Mat

Bottom Mat

Dimensions

Image:

8.00" x 4.88"

Overall:

10.00" x 6.88"

 

Print:

1691 Sanson Map of the World on Hemisphere Projection by Paul Fearn - 8.00" x 4.88"

$25.00

Material:

Luster Photo Paper

$7.20

Finish:

Rolled in a Tube

$0.00

Assembly:

Assembly Charge

$0.00

Total:

 

$32.20

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: an extraordinary map of monumental proportions posters, this sanson and jaillot's c.1691 decorative map of the world on a double hemisphere projection. 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. 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 posters, where he writes know posters, 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 posters, without any man among them posters, for they live in the manner of amazons. baja california was subsequently discovered in 1533 by fortun ximenez posters, who had been sent to the area by hernan cortez. when cortez himself traveled to baja posters, he must have had montalvo's novel in mind posters, for he immediately claimed the island of california for the king. by the late 16th and early 17th century ample evidence had been amassed posters, through explorations of the region by francisco de ulloa posters

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About the Image

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

: An extraordinary map of monumental proportions, this Sanson and Jaillot's c.1691 decorative map of the world on a double hemisphere projection. 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. 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 , where he writes Know, that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California very close to the side of the Terrestrial Paradise; and...

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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