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The Portolan

Issue #97 - Winter 2016


 ARTICLES

The Modern National Atlas by John Rennie Short

Medicine – Archaeology – Geography: Academic Cartography at the University of Vienna 1848-1900 by Petra Svatek

The Bishop’s Map - Vietnamese and Western Cartography Converge by Harold E. Meinheit

Newfoundland’s “Circle Island Group:” Gateway to Legendary Fortunes in Early North Atlantic Commerce and the Northwest Passage by Gunnar Thompson

The Albert H. Small Map Collection, Part 4 by James M. Goode

27th ICHC - Brazil – July 2017 by Bert Johnson


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Joel Kovarsky.


BOOK REVIEWS

Abraham Ortelius 1527-1598 – Life, Works, Sources and Friends (Reviewer: Fredric Shauger)


SHORTER ITEMS

1. President’s Winter 2016 Letter

2. Winners Announced, Ristow Prize Competition 2016

3. Washington Map Society Meetings: December 2016 – March 2017

4. Exhibitions and Meetings

5. Map Site Seeing

6. Ristow Prize Competition 2017

7. Cartographic Notes, by Thomas Sander

8. Spotlight on the WMS Membership – Kevin Brown, Leah M. Thomas, Leslie Trager


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