World map Hartmann Schedel 1440-1514
World map Hartmann Schedel 1440-1514
German historian, physician, humanist, and one of the first cartographers to use the printing press ...
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World map Claudius Ptolemy 100-170AD
World map Claudius Ptolemy 100-170AD
Claudius Ptolemy was a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, and astrologer who wrote about a dozen scientific treatises ...
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Willem Janszoon visit to Australia in the Duyfken -1606
Willem Janszoon visit to Australia in the Duyfken -1606
Dutch navigator and colonial governor. He served in the Dutch East Indies in the periods 1603–1611 and 1612–1616, including as ...
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Duyfken Cape York Voyage - 1623
Duyfken Cape York Voyage – 1623
Historic maps of Australia ...
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Dirk Hartog
Dirk Hartog
Historic maps of Australia ...
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Pewter plaque - Inscription Dirk Hartog Island - 1616
Pewter plaque – Inscription Dirk Hartog Island – 1616
Australia’s oldest European maritime relic is a Dutch pewter dish that was nailed to a timber post 400 years ago ...
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Chart of Malay Archipelago -Gerritsz Hessel 1581-1632
Chart of Malay Archipelago -Gerritsz Hessel 1581-1632
Hessel Gerritsz was a Dutch engraver, cartographer, and publisher. He was one of the notable figures in the Golden Age ...
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Batavia mutineers at Abrolhos Islands - 1629
Batavia mutineers at Abrolhos Islands – 1629
The treacherous reef-surrounded atolls saw the wrecking of the Batavia in 1629 on Morning Reef in the Wallabi group. The ...
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Abel Tasman Map -1644
Abel Tasman Map -1644
Displays the results of Dutch explorer Abel Tasman’s two voyages to the southern ocean between 1642 and 1644 ...
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Tasman Map of Australia -1644
Tasman Map of Australia -1644
Prince Bonaparte once owned this map ...
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Map Oriental Indies - Jan Jansson - 1630
Map Oriental Indies – Jan Jansson – 1630
Johannes Janssonius was a Dutch cartographer and publisher who lived and worked in Amsterdam in the 17th century ...
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Map of the World seen from the South Pole - Hondius 1642
Map of the World seen from the South Pole – Hondius 1642
Jodocus Hondius was a Flemish and Netherlandish engraver and cartographer ...
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Indian Ocean - Jan Jannson 1650
Indian Ocean – Jan Jannson 1650
Johannes Janssonius was a Dutch cartographer and publisher who lived and worked in Amsterdam in the 17th century ...
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East Indies - Hugo Allardt 1665
East Indies – Hugo Allardt 1665
Draughtsman, engraver and publisher. He worked in Tournai and in Amsterdam where he married in 1647 and died in 1684 ...
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Willem de Vlamingh - 1696
Willem de Vlamingh – 1696
Willem Hesselsz de Vlamingh was a Dutch sea captain who explored the central west coast of New Holland in the ...
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Thévenot Map copy of Abel Tasman's Map - 1744
Thévenot Map copy of Abel Tasman’s Map – 1744
The map by Thévenot, Hollandia Nova—Terre Australe in Relation de divers voyages et curieux, is a French version of the ...
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World Map by Joan Blaeu - 1648
World Map by Joan Blaeu – 1648
Dutch cartographer born in Alkmaar, the son of cartographer Willem Blaeu ...
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World Map by Nicolaas Visscher - 1658
World Map by Nicolaas Visscher – 1658
Nicolaes Visscher I was a Dutch engraver, cartographer and publisher ...
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Map of the South Sea - Hendrik de Leth - 1730
Map of the South Sea – Hendrik de Leth – 1730
Dutch print artist, etcher, engraver, mapmaker, draftsman, bookseller, art dealer, print publisher, art collector, and naturalist ...
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Map of the South Sea - Antonio Zatta - 1776
Map of the South Sea – Antonio Zatta – 1776
Italian cartographer and publisher who was based in Venice ...
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French Map of Australia - 1777
French Map of Australia – 1777
Historic maps of Australia ...
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Italian Map of New Holland - 1798
Italian Map of New Holland – 1798
Historic maps of Australia ...
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First full map of Australia - Louis de Freycinet - 1811
First full map of Australia – Louis de Freycinet – 1811
French Navy officer who circumnavigated the earth ...
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French Map of Australia by Pierre Lapie - 1814
French Map of Australia by Pierre Lapie – 1814
French cartographer and engraver ...
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Map of Australia by Matthew Flinders - 1814
Map of Australia by Matthew Flinders – 1814
English navigator and cartographer who led the first inshore circumnavigation of the landmass that is now known as Australia ...
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Map of Australian explorations by Matthew Finders - 1774-1814
Map of Australian explorations by Matthew Finders – 1774-1814
English navigator and cartographer who led the first inshore circumnavigation of the landmass that is now known as Australia ...
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Portrait Matthew Flinders
Portrait Matthew Flinders
English navigator and cartographer who led the first inshore circumnavigation of the landmass that is now known as Australia ...
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Map of East Coast Australia projected on Portuguese map of Nicholas Vallard/Mendonca
Map of East Coast Australia projected on Portuguese map of Nicholas Vallard/Mendonca
The theory of Portuguese discovery of Australia claims that early Portuguese navigators were the first Europeans to sight Australia between ...
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Portolans used on Portuguese Map
Portolans used on Portuguese Map
Portolan (ports) charts are nautical charts, first made in the 13th century in the Mediterranean basin ...
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Portuguese Map of East Coast of Australia - 1547
Portuguese Map of East Coast of Australia – 1547
The theory of Portuguese discovery of Australia claims that early Portuguese navigators were the first Europeans to sight Australia between ...
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