Discover the 16th Century Equivalent of Google Maps

London | November 2018

In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover one of the greatest accomplishments in the history of cartography. The Google Maps of its day, the ‘Braun & Hogenberg’ was the first ever city atlas and a best-seller beloved by ‘armchair travellers’. Consisting of five volumes with 300 hand-coloured engraved maps, it is a highlight of our upcoming sale Travel, Atlases, Maps & Natural History (13 November | London). Click here to watch more videos.

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