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Japanese Map of the World

Japanese Map of the World

Suido Nakajima, 1853

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Premium fine art paper: 100% cotton, acid-free, archival
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Museum quality Giclée print
Premium fine art paper, 100% cotton, acid-free, archival
1" border
Image Size: 12" x 7" – Total Size: 14" x 9"
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Mapped according to a cylindrical projection, this cartographic effort signals a significant shift in Japanese map making, "a far more sophisticated adaptation of western cartographic standards than is evidenced in most earlier Japanese world maps". (Image source: Geographicus via Wikimedia Commons).

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