[Iag-list] NLA Collection Talk - The Secrets of Early Maps: Maps that Influenced Columbus & Cook

Brendan Whyte obiwonfive at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 31 16:18:09 AEST 2016


For those in Canberra on Monday September 12 -



Collection talk:
THE SECRETS OF EARLY MAPS


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Maps That Influenced Columbus and Cook

Chet Van Duzer reveals secrets uncovered by multi-spectral imaging of the Henricus Martellus World Map, thought to be one of the most important of the fifteenth century.
Dr Martin Woods, Curator of Maps at the Library, and Denyl Cloughley, Manager of Preservation Services, lift the veil on the history and ongoing challenges of preserving the Blaeu wall map of New Holland.


Monday 12 September, 5.30 pm
Conference Room, free
Bookings essential
Book here<https://www.nla.gov.au/node/9384> or 02 6262 1111



Joan Blaeu (1596-1673)
Archipelagus Orientalis, sive Asiaticus (detail) 1663
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National Library of Australia, Parkes Place, Canberra ACT 2600

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