• Printed
  • Manuscript
  • Cartouche
  • Hand Coloring
  • Views
  • Animal
  • Surveys
  • Non-Map
  • Marginalia
  • Atlas


Unlike traditional maps, views show the landscape from the perspective of an observer. Some views are simple, near schematic renderings of a horizon meant to aid navigation, but others are so fine as to be indistinguishable from landscape art. Image: detail from Richard Williams, [Dorchester Neck], 1775.