Visitors View the World Map of Martin Walkdseemuller at "The Naming of America"

ID: SIA2011-1491 and 83-14838 #19

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Slide

Date: 1983

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 595, Box 14, Folder: The Naming of America (German Map)

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Summary

At "The Naming of America," an exhibit at the National Museum of American History, visitors view the world map of Martin Waldseemuller,thought to be the first map on which the name "America" was used.

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 595, Box 14, Folder: The Naming of America (German Map)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1983

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Cartography
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Maps

Place

North America

Form/Genre

  • Slide
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-1491 and 83-14838 #19

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White; Size: 1.5w x 1h ; Type of Image: Group, candid ; Medium: Slide

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