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.
Discover the 16th Century Equivalent of Google Maps
London | November 2018