Visual Representation and Power Relations | Cartography as Control, Propaganda and Art

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda and Art

Peter Barber, who heads the map collections at the British Library, and Tom Harper, BL’s Curator of Antiquarian Mapping, contextualize the maps with detailed descriptions of how and where they were used, from schoolrooms to bedchambers, and explore their parallel role as art and propaganda.

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