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Fifteenth Century - Heavenly Craft: The Woodcut in Early Printed Book

Map of the world by Fra Mauro, 1459 Spain, Portugal and Northern Africa. Fra Mauro was a 15th-century Venetian monk. In his youth, Mauro traveled as a merchant and a soldier. Although he was no longer free to travel, due to his religious status, he would consult with merchants of the city upon their return from voyages. By 1450 he composed a great mappamundi with surprising accuracy, including extensive written comments reflecting the geographic knowledge of his time.

Map Spain Portugal, Northen Africa by Mapamundi de Fra Mauro 1459

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Sir Isaac Newton's handwritten notes about momentous discovery of laws of motion and gravity now available online

Timelines: Sources from History :British Library Medieval world map

Psalter World Map, 1265 . considered one of the great medieval world maps, probably a copy of map that adorned King Henry III bed chamber / British Library

Giovanni Maggi 1625 In this view dated 1625 we see many houses along the streets between the Colosseum and the Lateran. The-Colosseum.net:Maps

Giovanni Maggi 1625 In this view dated 1625 we see many ho uses along the streets between the Colosseum and the Lateran.

This is an 1804 copy of perhaps the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about 1450. It points south because 15th-century compasses were south-pointing. It shows the Portuguese discoveries in Africa and questioned the authority of medieval and classical sources. Intended for display in Venice, it emphasizes the feats of Marco Polo. The British East India Company commissioned this copy, thus implying that Britain was heir to the Portuguese empire.

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

An 1804 copy of the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about and more magnificent maps as power, propaganda, and art from The British Library.

A page from Alexander Pushkin's manuscript for Eugene Onegin, featuring his sketch of painter & aristocrat  Count Fyodor Petrovich Tolstoy (not to be confused with the Leo Tolstoy).

russiangrammar: The great Russian poet, Alexander Pushkin, often sketched out his characters in his rough drafts, alongside their descriptions. This picture was taken from a rough draft for the second canto of possibly his finest work: “Eugene Onegin”.

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Beautiful Commonplace Books By Lewis Carroll, Nancy Cunard and More (Photos)

Caroline Herschel was a German-British astronomer and scientist. Her commonplace book includes calculations and charts related to her observations and work.

Galileo GALILEI.  Autograph notes on the satellites of Jupiter, 14–25 January 1611

centuriespast: “ Galileo Galilei Autograph notes on the satellites of Jupiter, January 1611 On this scrap of paper (an unfolded envelope), Galileo recorded the positions of four.

Holy hell this is gorgeous.  How does one even DO that?  Beautiful.

Book carving art

Funny pictures about Book carving art. Oh, and cool pics about Book carving art. Also, Book carving art photos.

Liber Floridus ("book of flowers") is a medieval encyclopedia that was compiled ... The original manuscript, completed in 1120 and dedicated to Saint Ome

Liber Floridus ("book of flowers") is a medieval encyclopedia that was compiled . The original manuscript, completed in 1120 and dedicated to Saint Ome

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