Historic(al) Map Porn

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A community about captivating historic and historical maps from around the world, from the oldest examples known to those created around 1950.



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Oculi Mundi is a digital heritage destination: the home of The Sunderland Collection of world maps, celestial maps, atlases, globes and books of knowledge.

The Collection was built out of a personal passion for travel, history, and the imagination. We seek to make it as accessible as possible — for study or for pure joy.

Oculi Mundi takes a fresh, innovative approach to presenting antique material online. We have tried to exploit the full potential of the digital environment and the best of current technology. As tech evolves, so will we!

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The map is known by the name of its author, admiral Piri Reis. Only half of the original map survives today.

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