Monday, May 16, 2011

Mimi and Eunice: Spectrum Disorders

Cartography and Photography

London, 2011 and 1572

via imprint
“My, how our perception of the world has changed in a few short centuries—a heartbeat in the universe’s chronology. The Atlantic has an intriguing slideshow comparing differences between cartographic representations of major cities in the 16th century, and modern Google Maps views. In many cases, the difference in underlying geography are striking…”
See the slideshow here.