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Connecting Estonia and Lower Saxony – A virtual journey through historical maps On the occasion of the “Deutscher Frühling Estland 2020”, the three regional libraries of Lower Saxony – Landesbibliothek Oldenburg (LBO), Herzog August Bibliothek (HAB) und Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Bibliothek – Niedersächsische Landesbibliothek (GWLB) – have curated this virtual exhibition while the Head Office […]

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Die Ausstellung zeigt Kartenblätter, english

The exhibition shows maps from the collections of the Herzog August Bibliothek, the Regional Library of Oldenburg and the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Bibliothek – Niedersächsische Landesbibliothek. For centuries, these libraries have collected maps of the Baltic and of northern Europe. The maps and atlases originate from princely collections, from military contexts and from private academic

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Amsterdam cartographer and publisher Nicolaes Visscher (1618-1679) produced considerable numbers of maps and atlases. His map of the Holy Roman Empire provides a highly accurate representation of the coastline from the Netherlands to Prussia. The map’s colouration illustrates Germany’s division into several so-called Imperial Circles. The western part of modern Lower Saxony belonged to the

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