Upcoming Conservators Events
1 event found.
|Wed, June 1|
@ 6:30 p.m.
|Spring 2016 Curator's Choice - What Old Maps Can Tell Us: Cartographic Evidence and the Archaeology of Washington Square Park|
For Patron level ($250 )or higher Archaeologist Joan Geismar will show us how items from the Library’s Map Division helped inform her work at Washington Square Park before and during its recent renovations. The well-known 1811 Commissioners’ Map and other 19th-century maps document features that predate the Park as we know it, including a Potter’s Field and the Parade Ground that supplanted it after 1825. Dr. Geismar will also discuss finding the location of the Potter’s Field keeper’s h…
|Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division||NYPL Supporters|