From the rare to the extraordinary: maps from across the globe.
The landmarks of Victorian London, painted onto a fashionable leather glove.
An aerial view of a hydraulic system that pumped fresh water into the monastic complex.
A map of the Japanese city from the Edo period was one of the earliest produced for general use.
An expedition route map produced by Stuart William Hughes Rawlins.
A map of the Jain universe.
An 18th-century map produced by Anna van Westerstee Beeck marks a pivotal moment in the histories of Russia, Sweden and Ukraine.
The War Office’s map of cultural treasures in Rome, 1942.
A chart drawn on seal skin challenges our ideas of what constitutes a map.
A 17th-century map by the founder of lunar topography, Johannes Hevelius.