Amazing Maps and Prints from Slovenian Archives!
This weekend we visited the exhibition entitled Arhivi – zakladnice spomina (‘Archives – Treasures of Memory’) at the Slovenian National Museum in Ljubljana. This unprecedented event showcases 170 highlights of historical documents, maps and objects from the collections of 9 different Slovenian archives, ranging from the 9th to the 20th Centuries. Slovenia’s archival history is especially rich and varied, as the region occupied the nexus between the Slavic, Germanic and Mediterranean worlds. Beyond that, it stood near the fault-line between the Habsburg and Ottoman Empires. Several of the exhibits are truly world-class!
Some of our favourites include Ivan Dizma Florjančič’s Ducatus Carnioliae Tabula Chorographica (Ljubljana...Read more