Bonnie Danielson                                              • 7 days ago                                                                                                   Photography ✈                                              • That's you!                                                                                                                                                   Comment

I love the Flat maps where the western half of North America is mostly guess work. - - - Antique World Map

Carte de l’édition limitée du sud-est, 16 "x 22" carte au Trésor, naufrages, carte du naufrage, golfe du Mexique, vieilles cartes de Trésor, Trésor de pièces de monnaie

Limited edition print from my original drawing. Approximately x on stained paper This is an oldie but a goodie. The Treasure Map was

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at

Wall world map, Old World Map, Ancient maps, Linschoten 1598 Spice Islands , 16

"In old times, mapmaking was a fairly imprecise task . . .So, to fill great blank areas on the maps, mapmakers used to include textual/graphic warnings of the dangers of going into uncharted territory. Such warnings took the form of sea serpents, dragons,  mythical and, sometimes, even real creatures. The actual line "Here There Be Dragons" has been found only once, on the 16th-century Lenox Globe — but is too cool to give up. "…

Scully: On the old mariner maps, the cartographers would designate unexplored territories by simply writing "Here Be Monsters". Mulder: I've seen the same thing on maps of New York City. — The X-Files, "Quagmire"

antique map

North America map Old map of America Fine print by AncientShades

Vintage map of British Isles Print 16 x 22 by AncientShades, $30.00

British Isles map - Old map of British Isles - Old map fine print - Archival…

Historical Old Maps - Voyage of the Argonauts

Map interpreting the voyage according to Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica, reprint of Ortelius' Parergon,