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East Asian Garden Lecture Series - Cartographic Traditions in East Asian Maps

The Huntington will host a lecture by Richard Pegg, Asian art curator of the private MacLean Collection in Chicago, who will discuss the similarities and differences in representations of space, both real and imagined, in early modern maps created in China, Korea, and Japan. He will also examine the introduction of European map-making techniques into Asian cartographic traditions. Free; no reservations required. 

When:
September 5, 2017 7:30pm to 9:30pm
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The Huntington will host a lecture by Richard Pegg, Asian art curator of the private MacLean Collection in Chicago, who will discuss the similarities and differences in representations of space, both real and imagined, in early modern maps created in China, Korea, and Japan. He will also examine the introduction of European map-making techniques into Asian cartographic traditions. Free; no reservations required. 

Cost: 
Free
Phone Number: 
626-405-2100

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