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The Portolan

Issue #21 - Spring 1991



1791 District of Columbia Boundary Survey. By Michael G. Shackelford.

Charting the Chesapeake, 1590-1990. A description by Marianne M. Withers of the Society trip to this exhibit at the Calvert Marine Museum at Solomons, in southern Maryland.

The Columbus Quincentennial Program at the Library of Congress. A summary by Arne B. Molander of the joint presentation to the Society by Barbara Loste and Dr. Louis De Vorsey, Jr..

Pierre L’Enfant Welcomed in Grand Style. A description by John Fondersmith of the Welcome Pierre 200 civic celebration.


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.


The Maps and Prints of Paolo Forlani: A Descriptive Bibliography. By The Newman Library. (Review by Eric W. Wolf)


1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September - October 1991

2. Exhibitions, Meeting and Events, June - December 1991.

3. Washington Map Society Officers for 1991-1992.

4. Remembering Janet Green. An obituary by Nancy Goddin Miller.

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