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The Portolan

Issue #31 - Fall 1994


 ARTICLES

World Apart: Norman Mappaemundi in England and Sicily. By John Hamer. This article in the winner of the 1994 Ristow Prize for Cartographic History and Map Librarianship.

Surveying the Mahele. A summary of his presentation to the Society by Gary Fitzpatrick.

Interview with Mark Budd, Assistant Production Manager, Williams and Heintz Map Printing Facility. A summary by Charles Burroughs of the interview conducted during a Society tour.

The Mythical Map: On the Existence of Global Mapping. A summary by Lawrence Stipek of a presentation to the Society by Dr. John Estes.

Penny Plain-Tuppence Coloured. A summary by Charles A. Burroughs of a presentation to the Society entitled Putting Color in the Ordnance Survey Maps by Ian Mumford.


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.


SHORTER ITEMS

1. Washington Map Society Meetings, October 1994 - April 1995.

2. Exhibitions, Meeting and Events, Fall and Winter 1994 - 1995.

3. And Into the Present - The Portolan Today. Reflections on this 10th Anniversary Issue..

4. Tools of a Master Engraver. By Benjamin M. Nietzey.

5. Geographic Curiosity. Road Marker near Green Bay, Wisconsin6. Obituary of Robert Alexander Marshall.


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