Hidden histories Exploring the contributions of the female cartographers who mapped North America

Hidden histories

Exploring the contributions of the female cartographers who mapped North America

A portrait of Shanawdithit. (Wikimedia Commons)

A portrait of Shanawdithit. (Wikimedia Commons)

In the 1970s, Alice Hudson, a map librarian at the New York Public Library, started researching women mapmakers. “I thought I might find 10,” she told CityLab, but by the late 90s she’d found over a thousand names of women who had drawn, published, printed, engraved, sold, or traded maps prior to 1900 alone…..

http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2016/03/26/exploring-the-contributions-of-the-female-cartographers-who-mapped-north-america/
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