As part of our Talking Maps exhibition, join a member of the Bodleian Library's Map Room as they talk about the background of the Sheldon Tapestry Map of Gloucestershire and answer questions. The map is on display in Blackwell Hall in the Weston Library.
Talks take place everyweekdaybetween 11.30am–12pm.
The Gough Map of Great Britain: Can a 600-year-old map reveal any new secrets?
31 July 2019
This talk will describe the map, then explore how hyperspectral imaging, Raman spectroscopy, and 3D imagery is helping deliver a whole new interpretation into the creative thinking behind the oldest surviving geographically-recognisable
cartographic representation of Great Britain.
Talking Maps: Cartographic conversations from the Bodleian’s exhibition
23 September 2019
In this talk, Nick Millea, Bodleian Map Librarian, will navigate through some of the highlights of Talking Maps and the rationale behind the exhibition – from early planning meetings to narrowing down the field of exhibits, and
focusing on a strong theme.