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Antiques & Collectibles: Vintage maps can be a great decorating find

04 Jul
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Antiques & Collectibles: Vintage maps can be a great decorating find Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on pinterest_shareMore Sharing Services1 Sandy Erdman, life@postbulletin.com | Updated 2 days ago A cartographer is an individual who creates maps. The word comes from the Latin word charta, meaning “tablet or leaf of paper,” and the Greek word graphein, […]

Artist with local ties enlivens Historic Maps

16 Jun
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Re-tracing lines of journeys: Artist with local ties enlivens historic maps By Abby Eisenburg Winona Daily News  Artist Lisa Middleton, pictured at Blooming Grounds in Winona, discusses the work involved in creating an artistic reproduction of a map whose original dates back to 1604. June 13, 2015 5:03 am  •  ABBY EISENBERG Daily News Artist […]

Artist brings map art to Minnesota and Wisconsin

11 Jun

Artist brings map art to Minnesota and Wisconsin Postbulletin.com Rochester, MN Posted: Thursday, June 11, 2015 11:08 am Rachel Cohrs, rcohrs@postbulletin.com Lisa Middleton, a La Crosse, Wis., native, creates art on an unusual medium: reproductions of historic maps. Middleton gets high-quality scans of historic maps printed in black and white, and transforms those prints into […]