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Mission Mfg. misc, ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Mission Mfg. misc, ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Title: Mission Mfg. misc, ''Miss Mission'' series in color ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: August 1944..Place: Houston, Texas ..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Physical Des... More

Mission Mfg. misc. field shots, ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Mission Mfg. misc. field shots, ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Title: Mission Mfg. misc. field shots, ''Miss Mission'' series in color ..Alternative Title: [Mission Manufacturing Co. miscellaneous field shots, ''Miss Mission'' series in color]..Creator: Robert Yarna... More

Mission Mfg. misc, ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Mission Mfg. misc, ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Title: Mission Mfg. misc, ''Miss Mission'' series in color ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: August 1944..Place: Houston, Texas ..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Physical Desc... More

Mission Mfg. misc. field shots, ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Mission Mfg. misc. field shots, ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Title: Mission Mfg. misc. field shots, ''Miss Mission'' series in color ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: August 1944..Place: Houston, Texas ..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..... More

Mission Mfg. misc., ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Mission Mfg. misc., ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Title: Mission Mfg. misc., ''Miss Mission'' series in color ..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: August 1944..Place: Houston, Texas ..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection..Physical Descri... More

Mission Mfg. misc., Southern Methodist University collection

Mission Mfg. misc., Southern Methodist University collection

Title: Mission Mfg. misc. ..Alternative Title: [Mission Manufacturing Co. miscellaneous shots]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: August 1944..Place: Houston, Texas ..Part Of: Robert Yarnall Richie ... More

Mission Mfg., ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Mission Mfg., ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Title: Mission Mfg., ''Miss Mission'' series in color ..Alternative Title: [Mission Manufacturing Co., ''Miss Mission'' series in color]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: August 1944..Place: Housto... More

Mission Manufactor misc., ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Mission Manufactor misc., ''Miss Mission'' series in color

Title: Mission Manufactor misc., ''Miss Mission'' series in color ..Alternative Title: [Mission Manufacturing Co. miscellaneous, ''Miss Mission'' series in color]..Creator: Robert Yarnall Richie ..Date: ... More

The transitory world from BL Add 60577, f. 53v

The transitory world from BL Add 60577, f. 53v

Text page containing the end of a Middle English verse translation of a Latin text on the transitory world. Image taken from f. 53v of Miscellany, including an excerpt from a Latin herbal, excerpt from a Latin ... More

Texts on the transitory world from BL Add 60577, f. 53

Texts on the transitory world from BL Add 60577, f. 53

Text page containing the end of a Latin poem on the transitory world, and the opening of its Middle English verse translation, which begins 'Lorde wherto ys this worlde soo gaye '. Image taken from f. 53 of Mis... More

The seated Muhammad discusses prophethood with members of  the Quraysh.

The seated Muhammad discusses prophethood with members of the Quraysh...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Abû Jahl, his speech restored, again urges the people to abandon their belief in the Prophet, telling them that Muhammad is a sorcerer.

Abû Jahl, his speech restored, again urges the people to abandon their...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Hannâd ibn 'Umar kisses the hand of Muhammad, pledging his aid and allegiance.

Hannâd ibn 'Umar kisses the hand of Muhammad, pledging his aid and all...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Muhammad visits Abû Tâlib, who is his uncle and head of the Banû Hâshim, trying to convince him on his deathbed to become a Muslim.

Muhammad visits Abû Tâlib, who is his uncle and head of the Banû Hâshi...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Muhammad, seated before a mihrab made of inlaid wood, talks to the leaders of the Kindah tribe.

Muhammad, seated before a mihrab made of inlaid wood, talks to the lea...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Six Ages of the World from BL YT 31, f. 77

Six Ages of the World from BL YT 31, f. 77

Detail of a circular diagram of the Six Ages of the World, with an angel at the centre with outspread arms. Each of the Ages of the World is represented by an emblematic scene. First Age (from Adam to Noah): ... More

Six Ages of the World from BL YT 31, f. 77

Six Ages of the World from BL YT 31, f. 77

Circular diagram of the Six Ages of the World, with an angel at the centre with outspread arms. Each of the Ages of the World is represented by an emblematic scene. First Age (from Adam to Noah): the expulsi... More

Angels turning the axis of the world from BL Harley 4940, f. 28

Angels turning the axis of the world from BL Harley 4940, f. 28

Diagram with angels turning the axis of the world. Image taken from f. 28 of Breviari d'amor. Written in French.

Compass of the world from BL Royal 17 C XXXVIII, f. 41v

Compass of the world from BL Royal 17 C XXXVIII, f. 41v

Compass of the world. Image taken from f. 41v of Travels (index Itinerarium, Voyage d'outre mer) in Middle English. Written in English.

Angels turning the axis of the world from BL Harley 4940, f. 28

Angels turning the axis of the world from BL Harley 4940, f. 28

Detail of a diagram with angels turning the axis of the world. Image taken from f. 28 of Breviari d'amor. Written in French.

Map of the world from BL Royal 20 B XII, f. 4v

Map of the world from BL Royal 20 B XII, f. 4v

Coloured map of the world in two hemispheres. Image taken from f. 4v of Le premier livre de la cosmographie en rhetorique francoyse. Written in French.

Map of the world from BL Royal 20 B XII, ff. 4v-5

Map of the world from BL Royal 20 B XII, ff. 4v-5

Map of the world and an illuminated initial 'I'(cy), and the beginning of the text. Image taken from ff. 4v-5 of Le premier livre de la cosmographie en rhetorique francoyse. Written in French.

The world from BL Eg 845, f. 15

The world from BL Eg 845, f. 15

Drawing of the world, with God wearing a crown above, Christ in Majesty, and the devil bound below. Image taken from f. 15 of Tractatus de sphaera (index De sphera). Written in Latin and English.

World from BL YT 19, f. 40

World from BL YT 19, f. 40

Miniature of the world, with a decorated initial 'T', and a three-sided border, in Brunetto Latini's Le Livre du Trésor. Image taken from f. 40 of Li Livres dou Tresor. Written in French.

Creation of the World from BL YT 19, f. 5

Creation of the World from BL YT 19, f. 5

Miniature of the Creation of the World, decorated initial 'L'(I), and three-sided border, in Brunetto Latini's Le Livre du Trésor. Image taken from f. 5 of Li Livres dou Tresor. Written in French.

Map of the world from BL Harley 218, f. 104v

Map of the world from BL Harley 218, f. 104v

Map of the world. Image taken from f. 104v of 'Imago mundi' attributed to Honorius Augustodunensis (ff. 104-117v), three theological treatises (ff. 118-119v), and excerpts from the Church Fathers (ff. 119v-121)... More

Novice returning to the world from BL Royal 11 D IX, f. 213v

Novice returning to the world from BL Royal 11 D IX, f. 213v

Detail of a miniature of a monk, a laymen, and a man putting on secular clothes, illustrating a novice returning to the world, at the beginning of causa 20. Image taken from f. 213v of Decretum, with the glossa... More

World map from BL Eg 2976, f. 62v

World map from BL Eg 2976, f. 62v

An adaptation of Macrobius’s map of the five zones, with North is at the top, and the cardinal points marked with crosses. The names 'hispania, alpes, gades, balearia, sardinia, Sicilia, egiptus and asia' were... More

Map of the world from BL Harley 2686, f. 145

Map of the world from BL Harley 2686, f. 145

Diagram of a circular map of the world. Image taken from f. 145 of Etymologies (index Etymologiae), with letters of correspondence between Isidore and Braulio (ff. 1-4), imperfect. Written in Latin.

Map of the world from BL Harley 7182, ff. 58v-59

Map of the world from BL Harley 7182, ff. 58v-59

Map of the world entitled, 'Totius Orbis Habitabilis Brevis Descriptio' with personifications of the twelve winds and the signs of the zodiac. Image taken from ff. 58v-59 of Geography (index Cosmographie primus... More

World from BL YT 19, f. 40

World from BL YT 19, f. 40

Detail of a miniature of the world, with a decorated initial 'T', in Brunetto Latini's Le Livre du Trésor. Image taken from f. 40 of Li Livres dou Tresor. Written in French.

The world from BL Eg 845, f. 15

The world from BL Eg 845, f. 15

Drawing of the world, with God wearing a crown above, Christ in Majesty, and the devil bound below. Image taken from f. 15 of Tractatus de sphaera (index De sphera). Written in Latin and English.

Map of the world from BL Royal 14 C IX, ff. 1v-2

Map of the world from BL Royal 14 C IX, ff. 1v-2

Miniature of the map of the world, at the beginning of Ranulf Higden's Polychronicon. Image taken from ff. 1v-2 of Polychronicon. Written in Latin.

Map of the world from BL Harley 7182, ff. 58v-59

Map of the world from BL Harley 7182, ff. 58v-59

Map of the world entitled, 'Totius Orbis Habitabilis Brevis Descriptio' with personifications of the twelve winds and the signs of the zodiac. Image taken from ff. 58v-59 of Geography (index Cosmographie primus... More

Circular map of the world from BL Harley 3941, f. 177

Circular map of the world from BL Harley 3941, f. 177

Small circular map of the world, a coloured initial and headings in silver. Image taken from f. 177 of Etymologies (index Etymologiae), divided into 20 books, with two letters of correspondence between Isidore ... More

"Captured Indian Raja Brought to Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni", Folio from a Majma al-Tavarikh (World Histories)

"Captured Indian Raja Brought to Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni", Folio from ...

Hafiz-i Abru (d. 1430) Made in present-day Afghanistan, Herat

[World map by Ptolemy]

[World map by Ptolemy]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Claudii Ptholemei Alexandrini philosophi Cosmographia. Rome : Arnoldus Buckinck, 10 Oct. (VI Idus Octobris) 1478. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks... More

Map of the world from BL Royal 15 E III, f. 67v

Map of the world from BL Royal 15 E III, f. 67v

Miniature of a map of the world divided on three parts, Europe, Asia, and Africa, with a full border and an illuminated initial 'A'(layde), at the beginning of book 15. Image taken from f. 67v of De proprietati... More

The world - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection

The world - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection

The classical Greek and Roman world view is known to us through the writings of Claudius Ptolemy, a 2nd century A.D. astronomer, mathematician, and geographer who lived in Alexandria, Egypt. Although his origin... More

Map of the world from BL Royal 15 E III, f. 67v

Map of the world from BL Royal 15 E III, f. 67v

Detail of a miniature of a map of the world divided on three parts, Europe, Asia, and Africa, at the beginning of book 15. Image taken from f. 67v of De proprietatibus rerum in French (Livre des proprietez des ... More

Unsigned and untitled T-O world map

Unsigned and untitled T-O world map

Simple map-like diagrams, known as T-O world maps, reflect a medieval European world view. These simple drawings portray the Earth's land masses as a circle surrounded by water. The land is separated into three... More

Circular world map

Circular world map

The circular world map that appeared in the 1475 Latin edition of ''Rudimentum Novitorium'' and its subsequent French translations is considered the first printed map of the world. Drawn in the tradition of Med... More

Secunda etas mundi = Secunda etas mũdi

Secunda etas mundi = Secunda etas mũdi

Although published just as news of Christopher Columbus's discoveries was beginning to spread, this was the last noteworthy world map to be produced without any indication of the New World. This depiction of th... More

Map of the world from BL Harley 3035, f. 175v

Map of the world from BL Harley 3035, f. 175v

Circular map of the world and text preceeded by heading and initial in red. Image taken from f. 175v of Etymologies (index Etymologiae) and 'De natura rerum' (ff. 47-63v), with letters between Isidore and Braul... More

The World, Cage of Fools

The World, Cage of Fools

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century

Uniuersalior cogniti orbis tabula ex recentibus confecta obseruationibus

Uniuersalior cogniti orbis tabula ex recentibus confecta obseruationib...

In 1507, the same year that Martin Waldseemüller issued three works announcing the existence of a new continent which he named America, Johann Ruysch published a totally different world map. This rendition, wh... More

[World map] - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection

[World map] - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection

The winds, known collectively as Venti, have long been viewed as both bringers of good fortune and sources of chaos. In ancient Greece and Rome, the winds were seen as personas; gods who brought favorable or di... More

World map

World map

As the first map printed in two colors, this is a monument to map printing. The place names in capital letters were printed in red ink by means of type set into the woodblocks. The decorative windheads, zodiaca... More

[The World] - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection

[The World] - Vintage map, Norman B. Leventhal Collection

Ptolemaic world map Courtesy of Boston Public Library

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