Celebrating 400 Years of Women in Cartography


An exhibit at the Osher Map Library at the University of Southern Maine celebrates 400 years of women cartographers.  Running until October 22, 2015, the exhibit is curated by Alice Hudson who is former Chief of the Map Division at the New York Public Library.  

The exhibit covers contributions from women cartographer from the 17th century to present day and the exhibition locale includes a computer display incorporating GIS and computer cartography examples.

Even if you can’t attend the exhibit in person, there are four online sections broken down by era to navigate through.  You can also watch the video at the end of this post for a tour of the Women in Cartography exhibit.

An email from Alice Hudson also notes that the exhibit will also open at the Boston Public Library Leventhal Map Center in November of 2015.

Visit: Women in Cartography: Celebrating 400 Years of Unsung Contributions to the Mapping World

Tour of Women in Cartography


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