Bartholomew Exhibition

Putting Scot­land on the Map is the Nation­al Library of Scot­land’s exhi­bi­tion about the world of John Bartholomew and Son, the famous Edin­burgh map print­ing firm. As well as maps and atlases, the exhi­bi­tion includes items from the Bartholomew Archive held in the Library, which doc­u­ments 200 years of the fir­m’s history.

On 31 Jan­u­ary 2013 there will be a talk linked to the exhi­bi­tion enti­tled ‘Bartholomew: A Scot­tish fam­i­ly her­itage’ (details about how to book are avail­able on the Nation­al Library’s events page) and the exhi­bi­tion runs at the Library’s George IV Bridge build­ing in Edin­burgh from 7 Decem­ber 2012 until May 2013.