What makes a world view? In 1822 a geography book for schools was printed in Providence by Miller & Hutchens … Continue reading Object Thursday: R.I. World View in 1822
Faced with a diary or a memoir or a collection of someone’s correspondence, it’s a natural impulse to try to … Continue reading Grog O' Clock (Martin Page, part I)
War brings a new perspective to most things, including maps. The surveying for this map of the Narragansett Bay was … Continue reading Here be Cannons, or, Where the Horses are "Boney and Strong"