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"Semiology of Portolan Charts," with Zhennya Slootskin, a cartographer and web designer, who has created hundreds of maps concerning urban waterfront issues.

January 11, 2014

Program Locations:

Mid-Manhattan Library

This illustrated lecture explores what  the  Mediterranean nautical charts from the Middle Ages, known as a Portolan charts, can tell us about the people that used them and the culture that created them.

 This event is co-sponsored by the New York Map Society. 

 See other Mid-Manhattan programs here: January 2014 Program Calendar