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2016-10-18 10.49.46.jpg
Containing small illustrations of creatures, this layer is interesting because it reflects another type of commodity for use as a trade resource: fur. Here we see bears, foxes, beavers, etc. To me, it can also depict a level of artistic play that the…
2016-10-18 10.50.14.jpg
Containing patches of trees to represent forests, this layer is interesting because it shows potential areas to be navigated around, used as possible protection, or used to acquire building resources. As depicted in the multi-perspectival…
Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae.jpg
1 map : hand col. ; 47 x 55 cm. - Relief shown pictorially. "Cum privil. ordin. general. Belgii Foederati." Fourth state, according to Burden. Appears in author's Atlas minor sive geographia compendiosa. Includes decorative cartouche and inset view:…
2016-10-18 11.07.14.jpg
This layer outlines the coasts of all the land not included in the major landmasses outline, so all of what would be considered “islands,” when the definition of “islands” doesn’t include what were the “continents.” I’m having a tough time…
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