Conserving the Ming Maps of China

28 August 2015 6 October 2015

Venue:

Blackwell Hall, Weston Library (Map)

Description

This fascinating display tells the story of the extensive conservation and technical analysis of the early seventeenth-century Selden Map of China and a contemporary pair of hanging maps given to the Bodleian by the East India merchant George White in 1684.

Image: Detail, Map of the Earth, Sinica 123

Opening times:
Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 11am-5pm

View a selection of the exhibits in our Ming Maps online exhibition.

Booking

Admission free

This event is listed under: Displays; Free events
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