[ISHMap-List] Friends of the Bodleian maps lecture: 7 February

Nick Millea nick.millea at bodleian.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jan 19 13:43:04 CET 2017

Dear All,

Possibly of interest?

With best wishes,


Nick Millea

Map Librarian, Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG
Tel:      01865 287119
Email:  nick.millea at bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Web: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/maps

Libguide …
Map Room blog …

Tuesday 7th February 1–1.45pm

Debbie Hall, Bodleian Libraries, Oxford

Treasures from the Map Room: a journey through the Bodleian collections
The stories behind 75 of the Bodleian’s extraor­dinary maps are captured in the recent Bodleian publication Treasures from the Map Room. It explains the significance of famous cartographic treasures, beautiful decorative early maps, and some lesser known maps with stories to tell, from the 14th to the 21st century. Debbie Hall, the book’s editor, will give a virtual tour of some of its highlights, includ­ing the famous Gough Map of Great Britain and the earliest surviving map of Oxford.

Visit the Friends of the Bodleian’s Events page to reserve your place online: www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/bodley/friends/events
Or contact the Administrator: tel. 01865 277596
Or email fob at bodleian.ox.ac.uk
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