The National Gallery of Canada has restoredThomas Couture's Supper at the Maison d'Or (1851), and a more pointed indictment of the debilitating effect of cosplay you'll never see. It's on display till June 8th.
This map, held in the Seoul Museum of History, severely distorts the north to compress the country into a rectangular shape, possibly just to make it fit it onto the sheet, but also possibly to make it conform to the dimensions of an ideal Confucian state.
Kakinomoto no Hitomaro, one of Japan's Thirty-Six Immortals of Poetry, lived around the year 700 and is heavily represented in the first great Japanese anthology the Man'yōshū. This carving was done around the year 1600, and now resides in the Saint Louis Art Museum. Look how the grain of the wood suggests the folds of his robe.