Thursday, April 12, 2018

Artistically Made Maps Show How the World Viewed India Over the Centuries

As the article published in Quartz says:
Standing in front of these [India] spectacular maps, it becomes all the more clear what we stand to lose as cartography dies out in an era of GPS navigation and apps that do all the work for you. But preserving and protecting these rare maps is a challenge, especially in India where heritage conservation is often an afterthought, and it falls upon private collectors to keep these historic pieces safe.
Discover how a beautiful collection of rare maps shows how the world viewed India over the centuries.

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