Festival of Maps, which opens at the Field Museum on November 2, 2007, and is joined by more than 30 cultural and scientific institutions in a unique collaboration that features maps, globes, artifacts, and artworks from ancient to contemporary times. Coordinated by a committee of leading experts and collectors of historical maps, globes and atlases, the Festival of Maps explores how societies discover, interpret and record their physical, political, psychological, and virtual worlds.

“London Map”Created for the 1851 Great Exhibition, George Shove

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— Anthony P. Munoz