#Ontheroad at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, learning about “The Art and Science of Cartography, 200-1550” as part of the #RareBookSchool.
Behind this towering globe is a facsimile of Martin Waldseemüller’s 1507 Universalis Cosmographia, the first map to use the term “America”. The single surviving copy of this map is also housed at the Library of Congress.
#maps #geography #cartography #fisherontheroad #libraryofcongress
fisherlibrary (Fisher Rare Book Library) shared and selected for Lifestyle.