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Framed Antique Maps

The map of the world has changed for centuries; beginning when people thought the Earth was flat. Initially only Europe, North Africa, and Asia Minor were shown. Then the maps expanded, showing entire continents, and eventually including America on the other side of the globe. We will examine various framed antique maps.

A framed antique map is “New World Map, 17th Century” by Nicholas Visscher. Although this map shows the Earth is round, it also shows an incomplete view of it, making it an historical piece. Only part of North America is rendered, as are only part of the Pacific Islands. Australia and the South Pole are incomplete as well. This map was rendered during the Age of Discovery, when Europeans were still exploring, and documenting, far-flung nations. Its background is beautiful, having angels, centaurs, and possibly Bible scenes.
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Framed 1890 Guilmin Map of Paris, France with Monuments
1890 Guilmin Map of Paris, France with Monuments
 
28" x 22"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $225.99
Sale: $112.99
Framed New Map of the World
New Map of the World
 
43" x 32"
 
Price: $340.99
Sale: $170.49
Framed Sepia Map Of London
Sepia Map Of London
by Vision Studio
23" x 19"
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Price: $161.99
Sale: $80.99
Framed Paradise Found II
Paradise Found II
by Charlene Winter Olson
44" x 32"
 
Price: $331.99
Sale: $165.99
Framed Nova Totius
Nova Totius
by Henricus Hondius
15" x 12"
 
Price: $107.99
Sale: $53.99
Framed Plan Of The City Of New York
Plan Of The City Of New York
by Bernard Ratzer
26" x 32"
 
Price: $254.99
Sale: $127.49
Framed Map - Geographica
Map - Geographica
 
35" x 29"
 
Price: $277.99
Sale: $138.99
Framed 1652 Gomboust 9 Panel Map of Paris, France
1652 Gomboust 9 Panel Map of Paris, France
 
28" x 26"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $250.99
Sale: $125.49
Framed Map of Rome
Map of Rome
by Vision Studio
21" x 18"
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Price: $149.99
Sale: $74.99
Framed Plan de la Ville de Paris, 1715 (L)
Plan de la Ville de Paris, 1715 (L)
by Nicolas De Fer
28" x 47"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $381.99
Sale: $190.99
Framed Japanese World Map
Japanese World Map
 
54" x 29"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $555.99
Sale: $277.99
Framed Map - Cartographica 3
Map - Cartographica 3
 
26" x 26"
 
Price: $218.99
Sale: $109.49
Framed New World Map, 17th Century
New World Map, 17th Century
by Nicholas Visscher
37" x 31"
 
Price: $300.99
Sale: $150.49
Framed Plan de la Ville de Paris, 1715 (R)
Plan de la Ville de Paris, 1715 (R)
by Nicolas De Fer
27" x 46"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $379.99
Sale: $189.99
Framed Map of the World, c.1800's (mercator projection)
Map of the World, c.1800's (mercator projection)
by Vision Studio
30" x 22"
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Price: $213.99
Sale: $106.99
Framed Spain Map
Spain Map
by Vision Studio
22" x 19"
Ships within 9-10 days
 
Price: $156.99
Sale: $78.49
Framed Maryland's Jumbo Crabs
Maryland's Jumbo Crabs
by Color Me Happy
16" x 14"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $115.99
Sale: $57.99
Framed 1909 map of Downtown Washington, D.C.
1909 map of Downtown Washington, D.C.
 
28" x 22"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $225.99
Sale: $112.99
Framed Historic Cape Cod
Historic Cape Cod
 
29" x 33"
 
Price: $269.99
Sale: $134.99
Framed Plan de Paris map
Plan de Paris map
 
28" x 22"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $225.99
Sale: $112.99
Framed Map of Paris
Map of Paris
by Vision Studio
21" x 18"
Ships within 9-10 days
 
Price: $149.99
Sale: $74.99
Framed Flemish 1512-1594
Flemish 1512-1594
by Mercator Map
36" x 28"
 
Price: $269.99
Sale: $134.99
Framed Map of the World III
Map of the World III
 
23" x 19"
 
Price: $162.99
Sale: $81.49
Framed Plan Paris Stockdale
Plan Paris Stockdale
 
12" x 12"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $101.99
Sale: $50.99
Framed Antique Urbis Imago II, (The Vatican Collection)
Antique Urbis Imago II, (The Vatican Collection)
by Pirro Ligorio
30" x 37"
 
Price: $275.99
Sale: $137.99
Framed Close-up of a world map, John Speed, 1626
Close-up of a world map, John Speed, 1626
 
27" x 22"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $191.99
Sale: $95.99
Framed Plan de la Ville de Paris, 1715 (M)
Plan de la Ville de Paris, 1715 (M)
by Nicolas De Fer
28" x 46"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $381.99
Sale: $190.99
Framed Compass Chart
Compass Chart
by Mural Arts
27" x 45"
 
Price: $308.99
Sale: $154.49
Framed Plan of the City of London, 1720
Plan of the City of London, 1720
by John Stow
37" x 27"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $293.99
Sale: $146.99
Framed Map of Paris circa 1931 including monuments
Map of Paris circa 1931 including monuments
 
28" x 22"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $223.99
Sale: $111.99
Framed 1794 Samuel Dunn Wall Map of the World in Hemispheres
1794 Samuel Dunn Wall Map of the World in Hemispheres
 
26" x 22"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $211.99
Sale: $105.99
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Framed Antique Map prints

Vision Studio presents us with the framed old map “Map of the World, c.1800s (Mercator Projection).” It is much improved since the previous one, having had several extra centuries of exploration. North America and Australia are now complete. Unlike the other one it is rendered more austerely, having no decorations. It is clearly a functional map, both for sailors and for education.

While not a map of the world, the framed antique map of the New World “American Posts and Forts, 1861” by Andrew Johnson gives us an historical look at America around the time of the Civil War. The description says “forts and military posts,” indicating that it was used by the Army.
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