Shows the process of the restoration of the world map of the XVII century
Specialists of the National library of Scotland was able to restore the ancient world map of the seventeenth century, whose author is Dutch engraver Gerard Valk.
The restoration process maps were published on YouTube. The discovery drew attention during home renovation in Aberdeen. The relic was placed in the chimney and protects the house from drafts.
As noted by the conservative books and papers Claire Thomson, the map was in a terrible state. Most of the paper was lost, and the rest strongly deformed. To rebuild the maps from the library staff took about six months and she is now in excellent condition.