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This Day in History: CARTOGRAPHER ABRAHAM ORTELIUS ISSUES THE FIRST MODERN ATLAS (1570)


Cartographer Abraham Ortelius Issues the First Modern Atlas (1570)

Prior to 1570, maps were often unreliable, illegible, and unwieldy. When Ortelius published his Theatrum orbis terrarium, it was the first comprehensive, easy-to-use, and fairly up-to-date collection of world maps. It drew from the works of 87 cartographers, all of whom were credited. Demand was immediate and persisted for decades, during which time dozens of editions were published in several languages. In addition to practical contemporary maps, Ortelius published what? More… Discuss

Black Bird (my photographic memoir)


Black Bird (my photographic memoir)

Black Bird (my photographic memoir)

Family (my digital oil painting memoir)


Family (my digital oil painting memoir)

Family (my digital oil painting memoir)

Yellow (my digital Oil Painting Memoir)


YELLOW (my digital oil painting memoir)

YELLOW (my digital oil painting memoir)

Furtive Moments (my photographic memoir)


Furtive Moments (my photographic memoir)

Furtive Moments (my photographic memoir)

New Life (my photographic memoir)


New Life (my photographic memoir)

New Life (my photographic memoir)

White Water Sports (my photographic memoir)


White Water Sports (my photographic memoir)

White Water Sports (my photographic memoir)

At the Beach (my digital oil paintings memoir)


At the Beach (my digital oil paintings memoir)

At the Beach (my digital oil paintings memoir)

Wilderness Park – Downey: Hummingbird (my photographic memoir)


Wilderness Park - Downey: Hummingbird (my photographic memoir)

Wilderness Park – Downey: Hummingbird (my photographic memoir)

Ocean Almighty in Detail – Of Crabs (my photographic memoir)


Ocean Almighty in Detail - Of Crabs (my photographic memoir)

Ocean Almighty in Detail – Of Crabs (my photographic memoir)

Bunny the rabbit: always on alert, always ready to clear the scene! (my photographic memoirs)


Bunny the rabbit:  always on alert! (my photographic memoir)

Bunny the rabbit: always on alert! (my photographic memoir)