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Friends: The Perfect Match - A Rare Book of Rare Maps

Past Event

Thursday, 16 June 2016 - 6pm to 8pm

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Le Grand Atlas

Le Grand Atlas

This event will also include the Friends Travel Draw for the Perth Luxury Getaway competition.

The Library has a wonderful collection of rare atlases. Maggie Patton will discuss the development of the first atlas, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum created by Abraham Ortleius in 1570 along with a number of other significant atlases from the 16th and 17th centuries held in the collection.  A selection of these original atlases will be on view.

Maggie Patton is Manager Research & Discovery with a particular expertise in maps and rare books. 

Includes refreshments.

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