0 Likes

Copan with Catherwood Overlay
Out of this World
Fans of Frederick Catherwood's art will recognize this immediately as Stela D at the Mayan site of Copan in western Honduras. I thought it would be fun to overlay his lithograph on a panorama including the stela as it looks today. The idea was to put the nineteenth century art into modern context. Catherwood's image was published in 1844 in "Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan" and is now in the public domain.
Copyright: Joe griffin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9532x4766
Uploaded: 09/03/2014
Updated: 23/07/2014
Views:

...


Tags: copan; catherwood; john l. stephens; frederick catherwood; camera obscura; maya; exploration; tourism; honduras; out_of_this_world
comments powered by Disqus

Yakov Till
2014 08 16 02 07 26 stitch
Daniel Christaldi
Helicopter over oil rig (Flight Simulator computer graphics)
welliton eugenio
RENDER01
Artem Ryazanov
Whitechapel Market, Alice Madness Returns
Don McClane
Luminous Cave
SAULO MACEDO
360 B1 02
Jeffrey Martin
Wakata
Daniel Christaldi
Gran Turismo - camaro race car at solar farm
Daniel Christaldi
Gran Turismo 6 - flip a Ferrari
nicola tognoni
Exterior
mantas talmantas
Hexentanz / pantheon v1.0 of Vilnius gods
Thống Trình
ArcNext Group
Ivor Linington
Norwich Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Spiral 2
Ivor Linington
Norwich Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts Bucket Man Full Frontal
Jucatulli
Vitoria Es
Dawid Gorny
London Underground Tube Station Charring Cross
Vil Muhametshin
The Family - Semianyki - Theatre Licidei in Riga
Vil Muhametshin
Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris
Arnaud Chapin
Lait laiterie vaches stabulation milk
Jon Jasper
Tonto Natural Bridge
Pedro Menezes
Porto Santo Island - Porto dos Frades
yunzen liu
Shanghai lujiazui financial center at night 2
Konstantin
Jan 2011 Bethesda Terrace
Henry Alvarez
Tower of Hercules
Joe Griffin
Cows and Wildflowers
Joe Griffin
Shed at Sunset, Wadsworth, Nevada
Joe Griffin
Mount Jefferson trail-head
Joe Griffin
The Surf Beach at Half Moon Bay, California
Joe Griffin
Grape Vines and a Tractor, Amador County, CA
Joe Griffin
Livingston Guatemala, by the water
Joe Griffin
A Bustling Morning at the Farmer's Market
Joe Griffin
Snow In Truckee
Joe Griffin
Old Farm Equipment in Weeks, NV
Joe Griffin
Martis Dam
Joe Griffin
Perhaps a Better View from Martis Dam
Joe Griffin
By the Road in Wilson Canyon, Nevada
More About Out of this World

The planet Earth has proven to be too limiting for our awesome community of panorama photographers. We're getting an increasing number of submissions that depict locations either not on Earth (like Mars, the Moon, and Outer Space in general) or do not realistically represent a geographic location on Earth (either because they have too many special effects or are computer generated) and hence don't strictly qualify for our Panoramic World project.But many of these panoramas are extremely beautiful or popular of both.So, in order to accommodate our esteemed photographers and the huge audience that they attract to 360Cities with their panoramas, we've created a new section (we call it an "area") called "Out of this World" for panoramas like these.Don't let the fact that these panoramas are being placed at the Earth's South Pole fool you - we had to put them somewhere in order not to interfere with our Panoramic World.Welcome aboard on a journey "Out of this World".