Dr. Christina Connett


About Dr. Christina Connett

Dr. Christina Connett is Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at the New Bedford Whaling Museum in New Bedford, Massachusetts. She has an MA from the University of Auckland New Zealand, and a Ph.D. candidate from the University of Valencia in Spain. Connett has taught Art History and the History of Cartography at the Rhode Island School of Design and University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.


Al-Idrisi, Mappa Mundi, Oxford Pococke Manuscript, Bodleian Library
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