A highly colorful world map from the 1700s, this world map print is from an authentic map originally published in 1780. It shows the world in vibrant full color. The world map continents are quite well rendered for being drawn 250 years ago. This beautiful world map's illustrator drew North America in green. Central and South America are in a bright yellow, Africa is a dark green, Europe and Australia in orange, and Asia and Greenland in pink. Beautifully rendered, this world map is a gorgeous image from a time when map making was an art.
About "The Planisphere" world map image
The actual title of the image is Planisphere Suivant la Projection de Mercator, published in Paris by M. Bonne in 1780. The Planisphere world map was originally printed as a copper engraving, and later hand colored in outline and wash.