Cartographers, craftsmen and artists: collaboration and cross-pollination in the creation of nautical charts

Šima Krtalić (University of Lisbon)
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16:30 - 18:00
Bodleian Libraries - Online Event
Via Zoom
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Lectures and seminars
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In this talk, Šima Krtalić will approach manuscript nautical cartography from the angle of artisanal practices, exploring the methods used by chart makers to produce exquisitely intricate depictions of the marine space. The origins of key techniques in chart making will be discussed, as well as the occasionally contentious relationships between cartographers and miniaturists working together to produce luxury atlases.