The role of maps

From atlases or world maps, maps of great explorers, maritime maps to 16th century’s court exhibits, from fortifications and major architectural works maps to city plans, the men of the 16th-18th centuries drew maps which we are still admire. They are testimonies of their adventures and their talents.

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

What I have been reading

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Recent articles

Marquis de Lafayette’s Cartographer

Michel Capitaine du Chesnoy, the Marquis de Lafayette’s cartographer, produced gorgeous watercolor maps of the [...]

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Old Maps of Lake Champlain

I am particularly interested in old maps from the Lake Champlain Region, as I researched [...]

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