Vintage Maps of Ortelius – 16th century – Vol 1 – Cascoly Image Galleries

Abraham Ortelius, a Flemish cartographer and geographer, is celebrated for his significant contributions to early modern cartography. Born in 1527 in Antwerp, he is best known for creating the first modern atlas, the “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum” (Theatre of the World), first published in 1570. This work was groundbreaking because it compiled maps from various sources into a uniform format, accompanied by detailed descriptions, making it accessible and informative for its audience.

Human Anatomy Vol 1 – Cascoly Image Galleries

Vintage human anatomy illustrations from the 19th century and earlier are renowned for their detailed, artistic, and scientific qualities. These illustrations often reflect the medical knowledge and artistic styles of their time. Find larger images for download and merchandise Illustrators like Andreas Vesalius in the 16th century or Leonardo da Vinci, known for his detailed… Continue reading Human Anatomy Vol 1 – Cascoly Image Galleries

Victorian Fashion from Godey – Cascoly Image Galleries

Victorian fashion from the 1861 editions of Godey’s Lady’s Book epitomize the elegance and complexity of mid-19th century fashion. This popular magazine, which was a leading authority on women’s fashion, showcased a variety of styles that highlighted the opulent and meticulous nature of Victorian attire. Find larger images for download and merchandise Silhouettes and Structure… Continue reading Victorian Fashion from Godey – Cascoly Image Galleries