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The Mapmakers Who Made the 18th Century headline image

The Mapmakers Who Made the 18th Century

Read our June 2020 newsletter featuring an article about "The Mapmakers Who Made the 18th Century," which gives an overview of some of the most important cartographers of the 1700s and their most iconic maps, including Delisle, Moll, Homann, and Jefferys. Also in this newsletter is a list of free online resources that offer cartographic content to help you expand your worldview while staying safely at home.
Precision & Exactitude: The Robert de Vaugondy Family headline image

Precision & Exactitude: The Robert de Vaugondy Family

This October 2018 article gives an overview of the Robert de Vaugondy family, who published numerous maps, atlases, and globes during the 18th century, known as the golden age of French cartography.
Nine US States You've Never Heard Of - Part I & Collector's Corner headline image

Nine US States You've Never Heard Of - Part I & Collector's Corner

This July 2018 newsletter features two articles. The first is Part I of a two-part article on nine proposed and provisional states that were never officially admitted to the Union. Also included in this newsletter is Collector's Corner, in which we feature a collector's journey into antique maps.
The Early United States Land System headline image

The Early United States Land System

This article from October 2016 gives a history of "The Early United States Land System."
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