Mapping the Pacific Conference

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Paper Title: A Cultural History of the Tasman Map

Abstract: This paper traces the multiple meanings of the Tasman Map, from a 17th century Imperialist celebration of the achievements of the Dutch East India Company, to object of desire for 19th century gentleman-anthropologists, to source of intrigue and brinksmanship by a 20th century public institution asserting cultural identity in an evolving nation.
Period3 Mar 2022
Event typeConference
LocationSydney, Australia, New South WalesShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Maps
  • Global Exploration
  • Tasman Map
  • Dutch East India Company