Film, Video Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps

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Title
Picturing America: The Golden Age of Pictorial Maps
Summary
Stephen J. Hornsby discussed pictorial maps -- those that include artwork of objects, animals, people and even imaginary creatures -- which have been around since medieval times. The tradition continued to the modern era, reaching its apex in the 1920s-1970s in the United States.
Event Date
May 24, 2017
Notes
-  Stephen J. Hornsby is the director of the Canadian-American Center and a professor of geography and Canadian studies at the University of Maine. He is the author and co-editor of several books, including the prize-winning "Historical Atlas of Maine."
Related Resources
Center for the Book: //www.read.gov/cfb/
Running Time
54 minutes, 31 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text
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