Fra Mauro in Canberra: Mapping Our World exhibition

by DARREN SMITH The National Library of Australia is treating us Antipodean folk to a very rare opportunity — namely, to see one of the most outstanding surviving mappae mundi from the Renaissance, Fra Mauro’s richly illuminated map of the world that dates back to 1459. At some two metres in diameter, Fra Mauro’s mappa... Continue Reading →


Powered by

Up ↑