Old Map of Paris Monumentale, France 1878
source : http://weheartit.com/RinaTissen
The Kiss of the Oceans - 1915
Egnazio Danti. Detail from Anatolian Peninsula with Ancient Toponyms and Middle East, 1565.
Can you help me?
…Some folk we never forget …
Pompeo Batoni. Detail from Portrait of George Legge, Viscount Lewisham.
A sightseer’s travel map of Japan showing famous landmarks, mountains, seaside resorts and hot springs
1936 Japan National Railroad (JNR) map of the Japanese Empire including Korea, Taiwan, and Manchuria produced under the supervision of Prof. Sho Takahashi of the National Railroad Bureau.
Suffice to say, it contains many amusing advertisements, including the one on the front cover which is for… some kind of hormone supplement lotion?
For those interested, the full high resolution version of the map can be found here: http://sta.sh/01tjvu8j9u42
To the faraway shores! To the unknown lands and shattered islands, to the raging northern seas and lakes full of calm and peace, to the eastern sun and western moon, to the Middlearth, farewell!
I’m a dreamer consumed by wanderlust. ♥