Maplines

Magazine by the British Cartographic Society. Read in full.

Wyld’s Great Globe

60 feet and 4 inches in diameter ‘Wyld’s Great Globe’ was truly a wondrous fabrication that we only just discovered! You know how we love huge globes….. Situated in Leicester Square, it was the earth in miniature, easily navigated and… Continue Reading

Cartography’s Top 5 Sea Monsters

Sea monster accounts are found in virtually all cultures that have contact with the sea. Van Duzer’s book Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps, published earlier this year, explores how medieval and Renaissance cartographers drew on myths, literature, and the scientific knowledge… Continue Reading