More coverage of the British Library’s Magnificent Maps exhibition, which (finally!) opened yesterday, from BBC News: “Picked from a “long shortlist” of 26,000 maps from the library’s 4.5 million-strong collection, curators Peter Barber and Tom Harper carefully selected 80 impressive wall maps, some of which have never been displayed in public.” Via Geospatial News.
We’re one week away from the opening of Magnificent Maps at the British Library; in the meantime, there’s an accompanying curators’ blog, which started up earlier this month. Via Mapperz…. • Continue reading this entry.
So it’s map week on BBC Four, with both Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession and The Beauty of Maps to watch (at least if you’re in the UK, grumble), and the British Library’s big exhibition opens at the end of… • Continue reading this entry.
Mike Parker has an essay in the Telegraph that refers to the two upcoming BBC TV series and British Library exhibition; Parker’s Map Addict, which I reviewed last October, is now available in paperback. As for those two BBC series,… • Continue reading this entry.
The Independent has an article about the British Library’s upcoming map exhibition, Magnificent Maps, which opens April 30. The piece quotes British Library map head Peter Barber and makes reference to a number of maps without explicitly saying that they’re… • Continue reading this entry.
This will be a busy spring for maps at the BBC, which has announced that BBC Four will run two television series on maps: a three-part, one-hour series called Mapping the World and a four-part, one-hour series called The Art… • Continue reading this entry.