The NLA is currently experiencing a serious outage with its internet provider and is running through a secondary link. As a consequence, web pages will take longer to display and you may not be able to access our services at times. Please be patient whilst this is being rectified and we apologise for reduced service levels and intermittent access.

A Brief History of Cartography

A Brief History of Cartography

Image of Peter Barber
8 November 2013, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Foyer, Theatre, Ground floor

$10 (Includes refreshments)

 Book Now

Mapping is innate to mankind – but over the millennia it has taken many different forms and served a galaxy of different purposes.  Sometimes measurement was important – but often not.  Maps frequently say more about mentalities and the metaphysical than about mere physical realities.  Join Peter Barber the British Library’s Head of Maps to challenge your cosy assumptions about maps and their history.

PLEASE NOTE: Admission to the Mapping Our World: Terra Incognita to Australia exhibition is not included in this event booking.

Book your free exhibition tickets NOW