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11210:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by Chrysoula Boutoura on 26.08.2006

Map 5. Assigning map projections to portolan maps.

Figure 5. Europe and the Mediterranean Sea are represented in the oblique conic projection (in red) as well as the frame of Sideri’s map (in black), after the fitting. The comparison with Fig. 1 confirms the proper choice of this projection.

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Assigning

11209:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by Chrysoula Boutoura on 27.08.2006

Figure. 4. Assigning map projections to portolan maps.

Figure 4. The projection parameters protocol.

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Assigning map projections to portolan maps

11208:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by Chrysoula Boutoura on 26.08.2006

Map 3. Assigning map projections to portalan maps.

Figure 3. The normal cylindrical projection (in red). The frame of the portolan-map (in black) is oriented with the left side parallel to the Atlantic Iberian coasts.

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Assigning map projections to portolan maps

11207:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by Chrysoula Boutoura on 26.08.2006

Map 2. Assigning map projections to portolan maps.

Figure 2. The normal conic projection (in red). The frame of the portolan-map (in black) is oriented with the left side parallel to the Atlantic Iberian coasts.

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Assigning map projections to portolan maps

11206:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by Chrysoula Boutoura on 26.08.2006

Assigning map projections to portolan maps

Chryssoula Boutoura*
e-Perimetron, Vol.1, No. 1, Winter 2006 [40-50]
www.maplibrary.gr/e_perimetron | ISSN 1790-3769

Assigning map projections to portolan maps

Keywords:
Late medieval and renaissance cartography; nautical maps; map projections; history of cartography; map analysis; map comparison; raster map processing.


Summary

In spite of the widely spread impression that the portolan-maps are projection-less, ...

9943:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by James Victor Prineas on 19.03.2006

1779 Map of Kythera

Recueil des Principaux Plans des Ports et Rades de la Mer Mediterranée..., 1779

9805:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by James Victor Prineas on 02.03.2006

Port St. Nicolo (Avlemonas)

Date: 1764
taken from: Joseph Roux, Recueil des principaux plans des ports et rades de la Mer Mediterranee, Marseille 1764

9760:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by - AAIAA - on 22.02.2006

Idealised map of Kythera on Ceramic.

From the Invitation to the Stavros Paspalas Lecture on Archaeological Research on Kythera.

Lecture entitled: Kythera: A Mediterranean Island Through Time.


The island of Kythera, best known for its mythological and literary associations with Aphrodite, lies between southern Greece and Crete, and on the western threshold of the Aegean Sea.

Its nodal position as regards seafaring and communication networks was well noted throughout Antiquity and ...

8827:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by James Victor Prineas on 01.01.2007

1683 Mallet Map

1683 Map of CERIGO Kithira Island 1st ed.
by Allain Manesson Mallet

8305:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by James Victor Prineas on 07.10.2005

Map of Kythera from ca. 1650

Engraved map, printed ca. 1650.

11 x 6.5 cm.

7858:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by James Victor Prineas on 08.08.2005

Recent Satellite Map of Kythera

I know this category is called "Vintage Maps" but this satellite picture is so beautiful that, for lack of anywhere better to put it, I'll dare to place it here. Note the prominence of the huge airport which, I am told, is 4 times bigger than it needed to be for civilian flights because NATO saw the island in a strategic position between Europe and the Middle East.

6681:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by Stephen Samios on 04.03.2005

COLTON, J. H. Greece and the Ionian Republic New York, 1862 (11" x 14").

Classic Colton treatment in this attractive steel plate map of the region. Original hand color distinguishes regional boundaries.

From:

http://www.antique-atlas.co.uk/greece.html

5035:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by Site Administrator on 25.09.2004

1588 Page of Atlas by Porcacchi

Map of the island of Cerigo, the southernmost Ionian Island, Cythera (Greek:Kythera).  Copper plate engraved map on a page from atlas of Tomaso Porcacchi, Isole del Mondo published in Padua c1585.  Relevant text in Italian below the image.  10x13.7cm (4x5 3/8").  Atlas page measures 33x21cm (11 7/8x 8 1/4").

An enlargement of the map on this page was submitted as an earler map in this section - click page 2 at the bottom of this page to find it.

3675:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by George Poulos on 14.06.2004

“La Laconie, La Messénie et L'Ile de Cythère” Paris c. 1820 - attributed to R. Lapie

R. LAPIE (Attributed) “La Laconie, La Messénie et L'Ile de Cythère” Paris c. 1820. Colored. 6X8¼.

Attractive small chart of the southern end of the Peloponnesos (Greece) and below it the island of Cythère, (Kythera). Depicts the Gulf of Laconia & the Gulf of Messina. The city of Sparte and Mt. Menelaion; Megalopolis, Triphylie & the Gulf of Argon (Argolis).

In June, 2004, Cartography collectors could purchase Chart #GR116, for as little as US$175, from:

3674:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by George Poulos on 14.06.2004

Grecian Archipelago - Mediterranean - BRITISH ADMIRALTY

BRITISH ADMIRALTY “Mediterranean. Grecian Archipelago.” London 1863. (updated to 1966.) B/W. 26X39.

Splendid chart shows the Grecian coastal regions with islands from Athens & Salamis Bay down to the island of Kriti (Crete) which is depicted in large scale. Includes the Cyclades and the coast of Turkey with the Dodecanese Islands, Scarpanto and Rhodes. Hundreds of depth soundings in fathoms are depicted offshore and around the islands and the chart has both topographical and hydrographical ...

2173:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by George Poulos on 28.04.2004

Kythera map, 16th Century

Kythera, ca. 16th century. From, The Island of Kythera: A social history, George. Leontsinis.

There are a number of other vintage maps of Kythera re-produced in this superior and important history of Kythera.

50:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by Site Administrator on 02.06.2003

1690 Olfert Dapper

Map from 1690 by Olfert Dapper, a dutch doctor who was much interested in far away lands and who was part of the second and third Dutch expeditions to China.

48:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by James Prineas on 01.06.2003

1899 part 7

Dr. Richard Leonard 1899.

47:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by James Prineas on 01.06.2003

1899 part 6

Dr. Richard Leonard 1899.

46:History > Vintage Maps

submitted by James Prineas on 01.06.2003

1899 part 5

Dr. Richard Leonard 1899.