Though much of the world was yet unknown, the accuracy of this map is rather amazing! Inspired by a hand-colored atlas sheet first published in 1573, our illustrious illustration features more modern types of transport, including sailing ships, hot air balloons, trains and planes. Below the map, the quotation by Roman philosopher Cicero keeps it all in perspective: “For what human affairs can seem important to a man who keeps all eternity before his eyes and knows the vastness of the universe?”
This 2,000-piece jigsaw puzzle combines captivating imagery with clean-cut pieces and Ravensburger’s perfect interlocking fit for a most pleasurable puzzling experience. Create memorable moments with Ravensburger premium puzzles!
About the Artist: Barbara Behr, a German designer who lives near Cologne, provides design concepts for paper products of all kinds, as well as book illustrations, advent calendars, textiles, ceramics, decorative accessories, and digital applications. After an education in drama and arts, Barbara became a master craftsman in pottery with her own workshop, further developing her design skills. Barbara Behr Designs have a striking, nostalgic charm in a modern and often humorous guise, incorporating many small elements and details so there’s something new to discover with each look!