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The Power of Maps

October 6, 1992 – March 7, 1993

Museum: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Location: 1st Floor

The process of mapping and a look at maps as both records and symbols of changing perceptions of the world are documented in this exhibition celebrating the Columbus Quincentenary.