Monthly Archives: May 2023

Mapping a History of the Battle of Arras

Sébastien de Beaulieu (1612-1678) Cartographer/Illustrator, French Jean Frosne (1623-1676) and Nicolas Cochlin (1610-1678) Engravers, French  The Battle of Arras, 1654, Engraving, 225 x 200 cm McGill Visual Arts Collection, 1984-002

by Hugo Barsacq-Camard, Undergraduate Student Intern, McGill Visual Arts Collection On the second floor of McGill’s Faculty Club, hangs a massive historical map that was printed in 1654. The lower two-thirds of the 225 x 200 cm engraving is a …

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David Hume Collection

By Mark G. Spencer, Department of History, Brock University. McGill University’s David Hume Collection has many remarkable strengths. Any scholar with an interest in Hume and his world is sure to find much that will be of interest. The principal …

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