A Librarian’s World: Sea of Imagination – Monsters and Embellishments on Early European Maps of Southeast Asia
A Librarian’s World:  Sea of Imagination – Monsters and Embellishments on Early European Maps of Southeast Asia

A Librarian’s World: Sea of Imagination – Monsters and Embellishments on Early European Maps of Southeast Asia

This is a hybrid event. The session will be streamed live via Zoom from Level 5, Possibility Room, National Library Building.
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A Librarian’s World:
Sea of Imagination – Monsters and Embellishments on Early European Maps of Southeast Asia

Colourful and decorative, early European maps of Southeast Asia often featured fantastical and distorted images of flora, fauna and people, presumably native to the region. Join Mages as she examines some of these captivating illustrations and, at times, monstrous looking figures found on early maps in the National Library’s collection.

Tue, 18 Jan 2022
6 pm – 7 pm
Level 5, Possibility Room
National Library Building
This event will also be streamed live on Zoom.

About the Speaker
Makeswary Periasamy is a Senior Librarian at the National Library.

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