High quality hand-printed and hand-colored reproduction of an antique map of the world originally by Van Jaegen in 1741, based on a map by Visscher, consisting of 2 hemispheric maps with 2 Polus Arcticus Spheres and decorative personifications of the four continents. Made using a combination of modern technology and traditional methods, wherein an original is scanned, its likeness is digitally etched onto an engraving plate, then the plate is used to print the image in the traditional way, with a printing press. The map is then hand colored and mounted onto linen cloth. Made of 8 sections of heavy paper measuring approx. 13 x 10 inches each, with overall dimensions of 25 x 36 inches to the paper edge with 4-5 inches of linen margin that can be folded under when framing the map. For other reproductions made in this method, please see the left side bar category "Digitally Engraved Specialty Reproductions".
Maps of Antiquity is located on Cape Cod
Generally open 10-5 Call ahead: 508-945-1660
1409 Main Street (Route 28)
Chatham, Massachusetts 02633