Cartographies of Time: A Visual History of the Timeline | Brain Pickings The Histomap by John Sparks, 1931.

Cartographies of Time: A Visual History of the Timeline

The Histomap, from Cartographies of Time: A Visual History of the Timeline (via Brain Pickings)

Detail of Sebastian Adams, Synchronological Chart of Universal History, 1881

detail of Sebastian Adams, Synchronological Chart of Universal History, David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

Eugene Pick, Tableau de l'Histoire Universelle (Eastern Hemisphere), 1856. David Rumsey Historical Map Collection | Timeline Maps

Eugene Pick published the Tableau de L'Histoire Universelle in 1858 in two sheets, one for the Eastern Hemisphere (shown here) and one for the Western Hemisphere. The chart shows history from 4004 B.

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection | Timeline Maps

Sebastian Adams' 1881 Synchronological Chart of Universal History is 23 feet long and shows years of history, from 4004 B. to 1881 A.D From David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

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