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Globe wall art is a unique category of map art. Unlike traditional map art, globe art is the portrayal of maps, particularly the maps that focus on depicting the entire Earth. While there are some globe illustrations that bend this definition, the majority of these geographic illustrations help viewers to understand the instruments that people have used throughout history to understand Earth's geography and document it.

Historical images are a common form of globe wall art. These images document the machines that astronomers and explorers used to help them understand the world. Pictures such as 'Antique Globes' and the 'Armillary Sphere' series by Vision Studio help viewers to understand how their ancestors discovered the world around them through map art, a process that many people today are unaware of or take for granted.
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Map of the World-Silver (w/Gold Foil) Fine Art Print
Map of the World-Silver (w/Gold Foil)
 
28" x 20"
 
Price: $64.99
Sale: $32.49
World Map Fine Art Print
World Map
36" x 24"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $86.99
Sale: $43.49
Vintage Map Fine Art Print
Vintage Map
37" x 27"
 
Price: $85.99
Sale: $42.99
New Map of the World Fine Art Print
New Map of the World
 
36" x 24"
 
Price: $56.99
Sale: $28.49
World Hemispheres Fine Art Print
World Hemispheres
36" x 24"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $86.99
Sale: $43.49
Map - Antique - New Map Of The World Fine Art Print
Map - Antique - New Map Of The World
 
36" x 24"
 
Price: $52.99
Sale: $26.49
Nova Totius Fine Art Print
Nova Totius
12" x 10"
 
Price: $18.99
Sale: $9.49
Map - Geographica Fine Art Print
Map - Geographica
 
28" x 22"
 
Price: $52.99
Sale: $26.49
Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula Fine Art Print
Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula
37" x 27"
 
Price: $85.99
Sale: $42.99
Worldwide I Fine Art Print
Worldwide I
36" x 24"
 
Price: $38.99
Sale: $19.49
Map - Terre Universelle Fine Art Print
Map - Terre Universelle
 
20" x 16"
 
Price: $27.99
Sale: $13.99
World Map, 1660 Fine Art Print
World Map, 1660
 
24" x 18"
 
Price: $36.99
Sale: $18.49
New World Map, 17th Century Fine Art Print
New World Map, 17th Century
30" x 24"
 
Price: $56.99
Sale: $28.49
Close-up of a world map, John Speed, 1626 Fine Art Print
Close-up of a world map, John Speed, 1626
 
24" x 18"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $30.99
Sale: $15.49
Flemish 1512-1594 Fine Art Print
Flemish 1512-1594
31" x 22"
 
Price: $36.99
Sale: $18.49
Map of the World III Fine Art Print
Map of the World III
 
20" x 16"
 
Price: $27.99
Sale: $13.99
Vintage World Map - Orbis Geographica Fine Art Print
Vintage World Map - Orbis Geographica
 
22" x 16"
 
Price: $79.99
Sale: $39.99
Map of World Fine Art Print
Map of World
24" x 18"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $58.99
Sale: $29.49
Globe Blue Fine Art Print
Globe Blue
36" x 36"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $202.99
Sale: $101.49
Map - Terre Universelle Fine Art Print
Map - Terre Universelle
 
36" x 24"
 
Price: $52.99
Sale: $26.49
Old World Journey Map Cream Fine Art Print
Old World Journey Map Cream
36" x 24"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $86.99
Sale: $43.49
1794 Samuel Dunn Wall Map of the World in Hemispheres Fine Art Print
1794 Samuel Dunn Wall Map of the World in Hemispheres
 
24" x 18"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $60.99
Sale: $30.49
Expeditionis Nautica Fine Art Print
Expeditionis Nautica
36" x 24"
 
Price: $49.99
Sale: $24.99
Three globes with electronic diagram Fine Art Print
Three globes with electronic diagram
27" x 10"
 
Price: $56.99
Sale: $28.49
Antarctica 1912 Fine Art Print
Antarctica 1912
 
19" x 16"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $49.99
Sale: $24.99
Emisphere Australe Fine Art Print
Emisphere Australe
50" x 38"
 
Price: $82.99
Sale: $41.49
Corners of the Earth - Detail II Fine Art Print
Corners of the Earth - Detail II
12" x 12"
 
Price: $19.99
Sale: $9.99
Journey's Beginning I (P) Fine Art Print
Journey's Beginning I (P)
13" x 19"
 
Price: $24.99
Sale: $12.49
World Map Fine Art Print
World Map
28" x 25"
 
Price: $36.99
Sale: $18.49
1794 Samuel Dunn Wall Map of the World in Hemispheres Fine Art Print
1794 Samuel Dunn Wall Map of the World in Hemispheres
 
13" x 11"
+ Multiple Sizes
Price: $33.99
Sale: $16.99
World Around Fine Art Print
World Around
36" x 24"
 
Price: $44.99
Sale: $22.49
Map Of The World I Fine Art Print
Map Of The World I
 
20" x 16"
 
Price: $22.99
Sale: $11.49
Map - Orbis Terrarum Fine Art Print
Map - Orbis Terrarum
 
20" x 16"
 
Price: $27.99
Sale: $13.99
Globe II Fine Art Print
Globe II
12" x 12"
 
Price: $17.99
Sale: $8.99
Old World View II Fine Art Print
Old World View II
28" x 22"
 
Price: $34.99
Sale: $17.49
Globe I Fine Art Print
Globe I
12" x 12"
 
Price: $17.99
Sale: $8.99
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Many works of modern globe wall art are meant to evoke the same sense of thrill and wonder of discovery that ancient explorers and astronomers must have felt when first mapping out the world. Works such as 'Explore' by Stella Bradley and 'Journey's beginning' by Chariklia Zarris are typical of this form of inspirational picture.

Globe wall art is a unique form of geographic illustration whose simplicity belies a deeper purpose. These works are meant to evoke a sense of wonder and exploration in a modern world that seems to have no more places to discover. These historical images are also meant to show how innovations in thinking and simple machines changed the world and brought a fuller understanding of it. Although they aren't technically maps, globe wall art reveals the reason why map art was first created—because of human curiosity about the unknown.
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