May 02 2017

Mapping in the Enlightenment

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryMapping in the Enlightenment

1700s antique maps exhibitions libraries

Mapping in the Enlightenment: Science, Innovation, and the Public Sphere, an exhibition at the University of Michigan’s William L. Clements Library, “uses examples from the Clements Library collection to tell the story of creating, distributing, and using maps during the long 18th century. Enlightenment thinking stimulated the effort to make more accurate maps, encouraged the … Continue reading "Mapping in the Enlightenment"