From Olympus to Vesuvius, Everest to Kilimanjaro, mountains have held a powerful even intoxicating significance to every culture on earth. They have inspired poets, pilgrims and explorers alike and their […]
This month’s “Map of the Month” feature discusses the role of speculation and map-making in the Mississippi Bubble of 1720.
One of the privileges of working in The Map House with such a large collection of antique maps is the ability to compare different printings of the same map and […]
These maps impressively detail the Dutch possessions in Brazil. Whilst these colonies were short lived – only existing from 1630 until 1661 – they are powerful in promoting the colony […]