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New Light on Henricus Martellus's World Map at Yale (c. 1491): Multispectral Imaging and Early Renaissance Cartography

Chet Van Duzer, University of Rochester

 

Date: October 21
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Petigru 217

 

"A team of researchers are using multispectral imaging to uncover hidden text on a 1491 Martellus map, one of the most important maps in history. Lead researcher Chet Van Duzer thinks the discoveries will allow historians and scholars to see just how the map influenced cartography in its time." -- NPR


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