Welcome to Bartele Gallery’s online store of antique maps, plans, charts and prints. Our total inventory includes over 50,000 authentic antique maps, sea charts, prints and books. A large portion of our constantly growing and changing inventory of authentic maps and prints is available here in our online gallery.
With physical stores in Indonesia and the Netherlands and multiple online sales channels, our scope is worldwide and in all price ranges. Our large selection of antique maps covers America, the West Indies, Africa, Middle East, Asia, Europe, Australia, Oceania, the Pacific and maps of the World. We also offer many town plans and views from all over the world. Our collection of antique prints includes many fields of interest including bird prints, flower prints, architecture prints, costume prints, portraits and many other authentic prints.
Whether you are an interior decorator, an institution, an experienced collector, or just looking for a single antique map or print, we are always happy to assist you. Buying your antique map or antique print is easy. Order directly through our website and we will ensure fast and free worldwide delivery. If you need help or have a question, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone or by e-mail email@example.com.
Who set out to ‘conquer knowledge’ and not just territory?… Napoleon…. He took 154 scholars to Egypt in 1798 and again in 1800 he sent Baudin to Australia. He forced him to take dozens of scientists, botanists, geographers, hydrographers.Read More
In 1821, the SF area became part of Mexico. Mexico ceded the territory to the US in 1848. The Gold Rush raised the population from 1,000 in 1848 to 25,000 in 1849. Crews on arriving vessels rushed off to gold fields, leaving behind a forest of masts of 500+ ships in SF harbor. Some were used as storeships, saloons, and hotels; many were left to rot and some were sunk to establish title to the underwater lot.Read More
St Vincent is an island in the Caribbean and largest of the country St Vincent and the Grenadines. It is made up of 32 islands. La Soufrière, meaning Sulphur Mine in French, is an active volcano and imminent' for eruption.Read More
This Dutch map of Sri Lanka titled 'Nieuwe Kaart van het Eyland Ceylon' shows old Dutch fort town/harbour of Galle on the right and the islands Amsterdam, Leiden and Delft at the bottom left. The island Delft kept its name until today. A beautiful and detailed map.Read More