Photograph of Archipelagus Orientalis, sive Asiaticus map

The Secrets of Early Maps: Maps that influenced Columbus and Cook

Hear from Chet Van Duzer as he reveals secrets uncovered by multispectral imaging of the Henricus Martellus World Map, thought to be one of the most important of the fifteenth century. Dr Martin Woods, Curator of Maps at the National Library and Denyl Cloughley, Manager of Preservation Services, lift the veil on the history and ongoing challenges of preserving the Blaeu wall map of New Holland.

The Secrets of Early Maps: Maps that influenced Columbus and Cook

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