OBJECT 1
Louis Thevenet (Bruges 1874 – Halle 1930)
The Map Reader 1913
The Honeymoon
Oil on canvas
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium
Inv. 6560

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OBJECT 2
Scarab of Nechao II (fake), 20th century
Royal Museums of Art and History
Inv.E.9569

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OBJECT 3
Geomantic compass, First half of the 19th century
Royal Museums of Art and History
Inv. EO.383

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OBJECT 4
ROB-Meteorological Department
Book of the first Belgian weather forecasts, 1878
Royal Meteorological Institute
Inv. nihil

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OBJECT 5
L. Duchêne et fils (Genève)
Enamelled pocket watch with map of Italy, 19th century
Royal Museums of Art and History
Inv. G854

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OBJECT 6
Ertel & Sohn (München)
Ertel Theodolite, precision instrument, 1855
Royal Observatory of Belgium
Inv. ID 065

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OBJECT 7
Richard Kiepert
Map of the Congo Basin, 1885
Royal Museum for Central Africa
Inv. HO.1953.74.2

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OBJECT 8
Marshall Islands stick chart
, 1800/1900
Royal Museums of Art and History
Inv. ET.3903

Marshall Islands stick chart, before 1931
Royal Museums of Art and History
Inv. ET.3904

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OBJECT 9
André Hubert Dumont
Geological map of Belgium and bordering regions, 1854
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Inv. nihil

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OBJECT 10
Brass plate holder

equipping the focal plane of the astrographic equatorial telescope
Royal Observatory of Belgium
Inv. CDC N° 10

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OBJECT 11
Copper engraving of the twice magnified glass plate image N° 214 (zone 35° N°159) of the "Carte du Ciel" (zone of Uccle)
Royal Observatory of Belgium
Inv ID N°129

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OBJECT 12
Print on paper from a twice magnified copper engraving image of the "Carte du Ciel" (zone of Uccle)
Royal Observatory of Belgium
Inv. ID N°172

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OBJECT 13
Jacobus Thomas Roelants
Map of the planned road between Leuven and Lier, 1734
National Archives, hand drawn maps and plans
Inv. I, 207

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OBJECT 14
Imaging the Earth for a better protection

A movie illustrating the remote sensing research
carried out in the frame of Belgian Science Policy’s STEREO programme

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OBJECT 15
Map of global vegetation
based upon daily acquisitions by the Belgian PROBA-V satellite during June 2015

©ESA, BELSPO, produced by VITO.

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OBJECT 16
Hugues Brenot & Huan Yu
Global map of the distribution of nitrogen dioxide (NO2), 2015
Map derived from measurements from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) aboard NASA's AURA satellite for the period 2005-2010
Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy
Inv. nihil

Hugues Brenot & Nicolas Theys
Global map of the distribution of sulphur dioxide (SO2), 2015
Map derived from measurements from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) aboard NASA's AURA satellite for the period 2004-2009
Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy
Inv. nihil

Hugues Brenot & Isabelle De Smedt
Global map of the distribution of formaldehyde (HCHO), 2015
Map derived from measurements from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) aboard NASA's AURA satellite for the period 2005-2010
Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy
Inv. nihil

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OBJECT 17
Baumann (Berlin)
“Toise” standard nr 11 of the « Dépôt de la Guerre »,
First half of the 19th century
National Geographic Institute
Inv. nihil

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OBJECT 18
Marie Danse, after Henri de Braekeleer
The geographer, 1882
Royal Library of Belgium, Print Room,
Inv.S.II 81.406

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OBJECT 19
Map of the Groentenmarkt in Ghent with three-dimensional model of a building to be constructed
, 1785,
Ghent, Stat Archives, maps and plans
Inv. 186

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OBJECT 20
Relief map of Belgium
, 1882
Belgique, Paris, E. Bertaux, 1882
Royal Library of Belgium
Inv. CP III 5128

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OBJECT 21
Gustave Dewalque
Geological map of Louveigné-Spa n°148, Scale of the map: 1/40,000
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Inv. nihil

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OBJECT 22
AGA (Suède)
AGA-6-geodimeter : high precision rangefinder using coaxial transmission and reception of a light wave, 1965
National Geographic Institute
Inv. nihil

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OBJECT 23-24-25-26-27-28
Configurative map of Belgium
, 1850
Carte générale de la Belgique (géographie configurative) /created with the assistance and supervision of General Niellon and based on his own drawings, Brussels, Prosper Michelot, 1850
Royal Library of Belgium
Inv.CP III 14717

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OBJECT 29
ASKANIA
Distance measuring instrument with invar wire for measuring the triangulation net bases, ca 1950
National Geographic Institute
Inv. nihil

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OBJECT 30
Map of the new Parc de Bruxelles, of the Place Royale and environs, between the porte de Louvain and the porte de Namur, in Brussels
, ca 1780
National Archives, hand drawn maps and plans
inv. I, 41

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OBJECT 31
Relief map of Belgium
,
Brussels, A.N. Lebègue & Cie, 1880
Royal Library of Belgium
Inv.CP IV 14716

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OBJECT 32
Deutscher Wetterdienst
European weather forecasts, 1977
Royal Meteorological Institute
Inv. nihil

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OBJECT 33
James Thiriar
Congo Tabula Historica, 1950
Royal Museum for Central Africa
Inv. HO.1987.18.288

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OBJECT 34
Charles Bulens
The Belgian army has made four glorious African campaigns, 1919
Royal Museum for Central Africa
Inv. HO.1981.1.148

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OBJECT 35
Map of Belgium: weather records of the last 100 years, 2016
Royal Meteorological Institute
Inv. nihil

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OBJECT 36
Jean-Marc Marion
Handwritten geologic map of Spa (49/4)>, 2016
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Inv. nihil.

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OBJECT 37
Specialists of the imagery unit
Photo in normal light, X-radiography, photo in ultraviolet light and macro-XRF of a side panel with donors and a saint
(Ambrosius Benson, oil on wood, early 16th century
, Apelles Art Collection Luxembourg-Groeningemuseum Brugge), 2016
Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage

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OBJECT 40
NGI-IGN
Map of Belgium at scale 1:100,000, 2009
National Geographic Institute
Inv. nihil

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Cartesius, a world of maps online
The largest and richest cartographic collection on Belgium and Central-Africa has been made publicly available through Cartesius by the National Geographic Institute, the State Archives, the Royal Library and the Royal Museum for Central-Africa.

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