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"The Power of Maps," opens at the International Gallery and will last through January 23, 1994. It is an exhibit of more than 200 maps from a variety of time periods and cultures. It was created by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and is the first time a exhibit by the museum is shown on The Mall in Washington, D.C.


  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • S. Dillon Ripley International Center) International Gallery
  • Power of Maps, The (Exhibition) (1993: Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annals of the Smithsonian Institution, 1994. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994, p. 15.

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


November 9, 1993


  • Cartography
  • Firsts
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Maps

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