Map­ping the city

The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition) - - COMMENT -

Dundee Civic Trust opens its new year with a talk – Dundee, Map­ping the City – on Thurs­day, Jan­uary 17, by Chris Fleet, the map cu­ra­tor at the Na­tional Li­brary of Scot­land.

This il­lus­trated talk will look at the his­tory of Dundee based on the rich map col­lec­tions of the Na­tional Li­brary of Scot­land, ex­am­in­ing who made them and why.

Chris Fleet has worked with map col­lec­tions at the Na­tional Li­brary of Scot­land since 1994, par­tic­u­larly on mak­ing his­tor­i­cal maps avail­able on­line at http://maps.nls.uk

The talk will start at 7pm in Dundee Art So­ci­ety, 17 Rosean­gle.

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