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In the 18th century, the maps are not shy about their political agendas. In fact, some of them are really quite overt, especially in North America, when you have Britain, France, and Spain trying to stake claims on overlapping territory. You have map wars. There's really not a whole lot of professional map-makers. A beautiful example of John Thomson's map of the Venetian States in northeastern Italy. Thomson issued this map shortly after the dissolution of the Napoleonic Empire and the Congress of Vienna, which left northeastern Italy under the control of the Austrian : $ "Description of an early Venetian sixteenth century collection of maps at the Casatanense Library in Rome." Imago Mundi 34 (): Clutton, Elizabeth. "Some seventeenth century images of Crete: a comparative analysis of the manuscript maps by Francesco Basilicata and the printed maps by Marco Boschini." Imago Mundi 34 (): Beans, George H.. "Notes on the Cosmographia of Ptolemy, Bologna. " Imago Mundi 4 (): Beans, George H.. "The Tall Tree Library Collection of Maps." Imago Mundi 4 (): Beans, George H.. "Some Notes from The Tall Tree Library." "Description of an early Venetian sixteenth century collection of maps at the Casatanense.
Scale ca. , Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax " LC Maps of North America, , Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye. 1st. " Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. HOW MAPS WERE MADE. Theodor Galle, after Johannes Stradanus "Sculptura in Aes" [The Workplace of the Copper Engravers] Engraving Plate 19 from Nova reperta [Modern Discoveries] Antwerp: Joannes Galle, late 16th century Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, Print Collection. Start studying History/ Geography: Chapter 28 Historical Highlights. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Beans, George H., Antonio Salamanca's version of Mercator's world map, Philadelphia. Beans George H., Some sixteenth-century watermarks found in maps prevalent in the 'IATO'-atlases, Jenkintown, Beans, George H., "The Ruysch World map in its earliest known state," Imago Mundi 5 (), Beans, George H.
Jacopo Tintoretto, Italian, - , Portrait of a Man as Saint George, /, oil on canvas, Samuel H. Kress Collection, 2 of 8 Beginning in the s, Tintoretto and his studio received numerous commissions for portraits of Venetian civic leaders. A map of the Ohio country where in – George Rogers Clark led the Illinois Campaign to capture the British stronghold at Vincennes, marking an end to British power in the west. The map shows Clark's route along the Ohio River to the Brit. Insets: drawings of mansion house and of Washington's tomb ; "Plan of the grounds around Mt. Vernon Mansion with the names of the buildings as used in G. Washington's time." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. MAIN LIBRARY. Perry-Castañeda Library East 21st St. Austin, TX. Phone: ()