Maps and Society: 'How Cornwall took shape from Saxton to the Ordnance Survey'

Maps and Society: 'How Cornwall took shape from Saxton to the Ordnance Survey'
Date
16 Jan 2020, 17:00 to 16 Jan 2020, 19:00
Type
Lecture
Venue
Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H 0AB
Description

Jon Quixley (co-author, with RCE Quixley, of Antique Maps of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, 1966, 2018): ‘How Cornwall took shape from Saxton to the Ordnance Survey, with quirks and gaffes on the way’

Lectures in the history of cartography convened by Catherine Delano-Smith (Institute of Historical Research, University of London), Tony Campbell (formerly Map Library, British Library), Peter Barber (Visiting Fellow, History, King’s College, formerly Map Library, British Library) and Alessandro Scafi (Warburg Institute). 

Meetings are usually held at the Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London, Woburn Square, London WC1H OAB, at 5.00 pm on selected Thursdays. Admission is free (please reserve below), and each meeting is followed by refreshments. All are most welcome. 

This programme has been made possible through the generous sponsorship of The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association, Educational Trust and The International Map Collectors' Society. Enquiries: Tony Campbell tony@tonycampbell.info. For the series archives and more information on the history of cartography see: https://www.maphistory.info/index.html 


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