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Presentation ICHC 2015

  1. 1. 26th International Conference on the History of Cartography 12-17 July 2015
  2. 2. Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594)
  3. 3. Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) First modern atlas (1570)
  4. 4. Theatre of the World in Four Dimensions Conference Theme Theatre of the World in Four Dimensions
  5. 5. Theatre of the World in Four Dimensions Theatre of the World in Four Dimensions SPACE TIME IMAGINATION SPECTACLE
  6. 6. Scale bar on Ortelius’s map of China
  7. 7. Mapping the city / metropolis Maritime maps Exploration maps Atlas production SPACE
  8. 8. Title page of Ortelius’s Parergon
  9. 9. TIMEMapping the past: historical maps and atlases The history of longitude Prime meridians
  10. 10. Utopia map by Ortelius
  11. 11. Mapping mythical and imaginary places Artistic decoration of maps Thematic mapping Map projections: the earth in two dimensions IMAGINATION
  12. 12. Fool’s Cap Map attributed to Ortelius
  13. 13. SPECTACLE
  14. 14. Unlocking the treasure-houses of map collections to a large audience Maps in all dimensions: globes, wall maps, maps in almanacs,… Showing status: the use of maps for promotional reasons
  15. 15. Conference location City Campus University Antwerp (Hof van Liere)
  16. 16. Conference location Aula Rector Dhanis
  17. 17. MAS A View of the Knowledge and Imagination of the World
  18. 18. Museum Plantin-Moretus The Image of the City
  19. 19. Museum Plantin-Moretus The Image of the City Bird’s eye view by Vergilius Bononiensis (1565)
  20. 20. Hendrik Conscience Library Mapping the Seven Seas © Bart Huysmans & Michel Wuyts
  21. 21. Rockox House Abraham Ortelius under the spell of Classical Antiquity
  22. 22. Rockox House Abraham Ortelius under the spell of Classical Antiquity
  23. 23. FelixArchief Land Survey Maps and Atlases © Marion Kahane
  24. 24. FelixArchief Geographical Initiatives in Antwerp 1871 First International Geographical Conference © Marion Kahane
  25. 25. University Library Geographical Initiatives in Antwerp 1876 Geographical Society of Antwerp © Marion Kahane
  26. 26. Post-conference tours Leuven
  27. 27. Antwerp, a maritime metropolis
  28. 28. Town Hall 450th anniversary
  29. 29. Rubens city par excellence
  30. 30. World diamond centre
  31. 31. City of fashion
  32. 32. Museum of migration
  33. 33. Culinary delights
  34. 34. Land of “milk” and “honey”
  35. 35. www.ichc2015.be info@ichc2015.be

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