Historical map of the Arctic, 1803 This map shows the Arctic region in the early 19th century. Whereas the northernmost parts of Europe and Russia had already been well mapped, the northern coastline of North America is only marked by a dotted line suggesting the probable position of the coastline. SIZE GUIDE A=40 x 40cm /15,7 x 15,7 in
Old map of south Greenland and Iceland, 1770. Passages from east to west Greenland are charted. The Ferro Meridian which was used in the history as a Prime Meridian crosses Iceland on this map. Beautiful nautical decoration or a Christmas present. SIZE GUIDE A= 34,7 x 26cm / 13,7 x 10,2 in B= 40 x 30cm / 15,7 x 11,8 in
Historical map of the Arctic region, 1606. It was believed that the North Pole was surrounded by four islands divided by rivers. In the corners of the map are inset maps of the phantom islands of Frisland, Scetland and Farre. Map reproduction on handmade paper. SIZE GUIDE A= 27,6 x 26cm / 10,9 x 10,2 in B= 42,5 x 40cm / 16,7 x 15,8 in
Old map print of the Northern Atlantic, 1579. In history, the cartographers believed the Arctic consisted of four islands divided by rivers. The phantom islands of Frisland, Thule and Grocland are depicted. Map reproduction on handmade paper. SIZE GUIDE A= 50 x 40 cm / 19,7 x 15,7 in Framing is available for handmade paper prints only.
Old map of the Polar Regions, 1690 This is how people thought the Poles looked before they were explored. The North Pole is marked Pole Septentrional Arctique - Septentrional means “North” and the name comes from the seven stars of the Big Plough. SIZE GUIDE A= 32,5 x 26cm /12,8 x 10,2in B= 50 x 40cm /19,7 x 15,7in C= 60 x 50cm /23,6 x 19,7in Framing is...
Historical map of the South Pole, 1803. Back then, Antarctica was still waiting to be discovered. The first documented landing on the continent took place in 1812. The four zigzag lines represent James Cook’s attempts to discover the southern continent, two of which can be seen within the Antarctic Circle. SIZE GUIDE A=40 x 40cm / 15,7 x 15,7 in
Antique map of Svalbard, 1758. In mid-18th century, some Dutch, English and French, Danish and Russians were using Spitsbergen as their base for whale hunting in the Arctic Ocean. Map reproduction printed on handmade paper. SIZE GUIDE A= 32,5 x 26 cm / 12,8 x 10,2 in B= 50 x 40 cm / 19,7 x 15,7 in Framing is available for size B (handmade paper print only).
Vintage Map of the World in a set of six square posters, 1803. This lovely historical map set can make a great staircase or hallway wall decor. All maps are restored and printed on handmade paper or canvas to achieve an authenticity of the original antique maps. SIZE GUIDE A= 26 x 26cm / 10,2 x 10,2 in B=40 x 40cm / 15,7 x 15,7 in