Paper Plate Education
Activity: Hemisphere Maps
Place two plates side by sideakin to old chartsand make map of world as individual perceives it.
Pair of maps of the two hemispheres on separate sheets. California is shown as a large island. The continents are shown in outline with accentuated chains of mountains. T.Burnet for an edition of Theory of the Earth c. 1690  Each hemisphere 18 cms in diameter. Laid down on thin paper, Western hemisphere with very thinned paper in places. Shirley 507
TYPUS ORBIS TERRARUM. Double hemisphere world map with figures and scenes in the four corners illustrating the four continents. Insular California. Peter Conrad Monath in Nürnberg c. 1760  25 x 29 cm. Decorative cartouche above and illustration of a globe below. Full original colour, the figures uncoloured.
PLANIGLOBII TERRESTRIS MAPPA UNIVERSALIS ... / MAPPE-MONDE QUI REPRESENTE LES DEUX HEMISPHERES.... Double hemisphere world map with two uncoloured cartouches, four smaller circular polar projections and two small circular celestial diagrams. J. M. Haas for Homann Heirs 1746  46 x 55 cm. Original outline colour, the continents fully coloured.
'LE GLOBE TERRESTRE REPRESENTE EN DEUX PLANS-HEMISPHERES...'. Double hemisphere chart. California is shown as an island. J.Chiquet c. 1719  16 x 22 cm. Elaborately engr. title cartouche. Original outline Colour.
MAPPEMONDE OU DESCRIPTION GENERALE DU GLOBE TERRESTRE. Double hemisphere world map in elaborate framework, two astronomical diagrams, compass rose and large table of explanations below. Insular California. Chatelain c. 1720  33 x 44 cm. Recent outline colour.
POLI ARCTICI ET CIRCUMIACENTIUM TERRARUM DESCRIPTIO NOVISSIMA. Circular map of the North Pole incl. Northern Europe, Russia, Greenland and Canada. Central cartouche. Decorative vivid whaling scenes surrounding the map. Henricus Hondius 1638  43 x 49 cm. Burden 246/3. Uncoloured.
A NEW MAP OF THE WORLD SHEWING THE COURSE OF SR. FRANCIS DRAKE, WILLIAM SCHOUTEN AND CAPT. WILLIAM DAMPIERS VOYAGES ROUND IT. Double hemisphere world map, showing California as an island. Anonymous, but from Harris/Compleat Collection of Voyages c. 1705  29 x 54 cm. Excellent condition, uncoloured.
PLANIGLOBIEN. Double hemisphere world map. J.Boreux [for F. W. Streit], publ. by Hinrichs in Leipzig c. 1830  25 x 50 cm. Faint original outline colour. Side margins closely trimmed. Uncommon.
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