Maps & New Worlds

The development in cartography is closely linked to the discoveries of new worlds.

Discover these legendary journeys and the representation of these new worlds as they were discovered.

I share the articles or books I have read here, as well as the experiments that I make, to reproduce these past centuries’ techniques.

Recent articles

Carta Marina 1516 : A New Approach to Mapmaking

"For his 1516 "Carta Marina" world map, the German cartographer Martin Waldseemüller completely changed his [...]

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Maps: La California as an island

Over 40 years, Glen McLaughlin, a Californian venture capitalist, bought nearly 800 maps showing California [...]

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Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia

An exhibit which presents more than 100 maps, atlases, and globes featuring Australia from Terra [...]

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