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.