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700 years of Cartographic Excellence

La Jolla, USA

Organisation: Map & Atlas Museum of La Jolla

In the Museum’s permanent exhibition are maps ranging from a copy of the 1472 T-O Map by Isadore of Seville, generally considered to be the first printed map, to a delightful colored 1958 Tourist Map of Southern California with the charming name of Roads to Romance.
The Museum’s main hall is divided into sections that show maps categorized by Exploration, Colonization, California as an Island and Sea Charts. There are also galleries set aside for maps of Europe, Celestial, Holy Land, Africa and Asia. Display cases in both the main hall and galleries contain many rare atlases by Blaeu, Ortelius, De Wit and others. Here too can be found work by Father Kino, Benjamin Franklin, a beautiful edition of the Nuremberg Chronicles and colorful Gold Rush Map by William Jackson.
Venue: 7825 Fay Ave Suite LL-A, La Jolla CA 92037