This hand-drawn, explorer map took over three years to produce and depicts our modern world with old-fashioned charm. Grand Map of the World accents all the romance and traditions of 17th century maps. Alongside the map are portraits of people from distinct cultures and inspiriting stories of those who journeyed into the unknown in search of adventure, fortune, and knowledge.
Crafted in beautiful vintage 1600s style, this wall map portrays the six of the seven continents of the world, namely Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, and Australia. Based on the familiar Robinson projection, Grand Map of the World is exceptionally detailed and replete with natural and man-made landmarks, peoples and cultures, wildlife, vegetation, ships, and mythical sea creatures. It is one of the few contemporary maps still made in the historical style, incorporating symbolic and traditional elements of maps from past centuries.
This world map was created inspire those who long to travel and explore the world. Displayed in the home or office, it is a reference, decoration, and source of inspiration. Like a puzzle, it is detailed enough to stir curiosity and compel repeated perusal. This map is for all those who want to be reminded of how immense and incredible the world is. With hints of what one might find in each country, chronicles of the greatest adventurers in history, and interesting travel times, this map is a constant invitation to set off for new lands.
Printed on high quality canvas or paper, this map is suitable for framing and comes rolled in a tube. This is a perfect gift for lovers of travel, art, and history, it is a keepsake worthy of any great occasion such as engagement, wedding, anniversary, baby shower, retirement, and housewarming.
Size: 1610 mm (w) x 1020 mm (h)