Mar 28 2017

Restored Chimney Map Goes on Display

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryRestored Chimney Map Goes on Display

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A 17th-century map by Gerald Valck found stuffed up a chimney has now, following painstaking restoration work (see previous entry), been put on display at the National Library of Scotland’s George VI Bridge building in Edinburgh until 17 April. News coverage: The Art Newspaper, The National. [John Overholt, Tony Campbell]