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geodetic texts

Henshaw's texts are spatially oriented, with cardinal directions and bordering states listed in their margins. What is gained and lost when we make her directional notations procedural?

This exhibit includes seven selected Henshaw texts. More can be found in the introductory Inventing the Map exhibit, and by browsing the items displayed on this site.  View the fullscreen Neatline exhibit.

graphetic maps

What happens to our experience of Henshaw's individual maps when they are lifted from the page, georeferenced, and projected onto a modern landscape?

This exhibit includes selected Henshaw images. More can be found in the introductory Inventing the Map exhibit, and by browsing the items displayed on this site.  View the fullscreen Neatline exhibit.

inventing the map

This is the primary, discursive and interpretive Neatline demonstration on the site -- an introduction to Henshaw and her extraordinary Book of Penmanship. Start here! and view the fullscreen Neatline exhibit.