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Newsletter No 24

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International Conferences and Study Sessions

  • 2005 Study Session: Belgian Cartography – 16th to 19th centuries, Speakers: Jan De Graeve, Joost Depuydt, Wouter Bracke, Luc Janssens, Bernard Jouret, Lisette Danckaert


  • 2005 Bitburg, Visit to Dr. Tomasz Niewodniczański in Bitburg, Germany

History of Cartography

  • Seven letters to Abraham Ortelius acquired by the Plantin-Moretus Museum in 2004, Dirk Imhof
  • Those brilliant but forgotten scientists of the 19th century (Part I), Bernard Jouret

Looks at books

  • Atlas Maior of 1665, abridged facsimile of Joan Blaeu’s atlas by Taschen-Verlag, Peter van der Krogt
  • Cartes de l’Île de Ré ; Alain Gaudillat
  • Geschiedenis van Brabant van het hertogdom tot heden. Histoire du Brabant, du duché à nos jours, by Prof. R. Van Uytven and others

Map of the Season

  • Maps by Fricx, Wouter Bracke

Pictures at an Exhibition

  • Catoen & Compagnie (Cotton and Company) - Textile Trade and Cartography
  • From the Azores to New Zealand - The 14 Belgian colonies
  • In goede banen? - The provincial road atlases in Belgium