Dallas Pratt Map Collection

Munster's Monsters

Museum co-founder Dallas Pratt began collecting historical maps as a teenager. In 1988 Dr Pratt presented his 200 maps to the Museum – one of the greatest Renaissance map collections in Europe. These maps show the changes in cartography during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and document the early European exploration of America. Although many of the maps are printed examples from the sixteenth century, the collection also includes significant manuscript drawings from as early as the twelfth century.

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