"First Printed Maps" exhibition tour
Envisioning the World: The First Printed Maps 1472-1700
March 1 – April 13, 2013
The quest for commercial and military dominance of the 15th through 18th centuries challenged the Copernican and theological treatises of cartography. The advances in science and navigation, coupled with advances in reproduction through moveable type and the engraving process, launched a new view of Earth and its controversial place as an orbiting planet. This exhibition from the Wendt Collection presents works pivotal… Show more
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