Waldseemtiller was one of the most distinguished cartographers of his day.
No reasonable fault can be found with the marine surveyors of this period, but the scientific cartographers allowed themselves too frequently to be influenced by Ptolemaic traditions.
36) not many years before had derided and which was discarded by Greek cartographers ever after.
Among more eminent Genoese cartographers are Joannes da Carignano 1344), Petrus Vesconte, who worked in 1311 and 1327, and is the draughtsman of the maps illustrating Marino Sanuto's Liber secretorum fidelium crucis, which was to have roused Christendom to engage in another crusade (figs.
The earliest among Majorcan and Catalonian cartographers is Angelino Dulcert (1325-1339) whom A.
Among local cartographers may be mentioned H.
Leuzinger and other able cartographers, however admirable as works of art, do not, from the point of utility, supersede the combination of horizontal contours with shaded slopes, such as have been long in use.
3 We are indebted to Strabo for nearly all we know about Greek cartographers anterior to Ptolemy, for none of their maps has been preserved.
Wagner, to the inexperience of the cartographers who first combined the charts of the separate basins of the Mediterranean so as to produce a chart of the whole.
The number of cartographers throughout Europe was considerable, and we confine ourselves to mentioning a few leading men.
Among the cartographers whom he employed were M.
Buraeus, the " father of Swedish cartographers " (1650-1660); the British Islands by Ch.
At first cartographers chose their colours rather arbitrarily.