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Antique maps and compasses on CD

 
Saturday, October 30, 2010, 20:14 - World History: Ancient, Medieval & Modern
Posted by Administrator
People often ask me about the source of the beautiful antique compass image that I use on this site. Well, today it will be revealed!

I have an old CD (practically antique in its own right) published in 1995, entitled "Extraordinary Cartographic Motifs". It has several compass images (some are possibly even more stunning than the one I used, but I like mine because of its black background). The images are in fairly good resolution. I might use them to make mugs or calendars one day :)

The closest thing I was able to find on Amazon is this:

Antique/Historical Clip Art Maps



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