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    Vision, technology and the mapping of the Amazon

    Martins, Luciana (2009) Vision, technology and the mapping of the Amazon. In: Hidden Histories of Exploration, 2009, Royal Geographical Society. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    Event synopsis: Hidden Histories of Exploration Hidden Histories of Exploration reveals the contribution of people such as Juan Tepano, Mohammed Jen Jamain, Sidi Mubarak Bombay, Nain Singh and Pedro Caripoco to the history of exploration. Find out about their role and its lasting significance, as illustrated in the paintings, books, maps photographs, artefacts and manuscripts of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). Materials from Africa, Asia, the Arctic and the Americas are respresented, with highlights including paintings by Thomas Baines, Catherine Frere's sketches of women on an African expedition, and film from the 1922 Everest expedition.

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    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
    Additional Information: Event website: http://hiddenhistories.rgs.org/
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > Cultures and Languages
    Research Centre: Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies, Centre for (CILAVS), Birkbeck Knowledge Lab
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2014 15:40
    Last Modified: 12 Dec 2016 13:45
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/10382

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