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Finding the Chimney Map - video

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Watch this video and find out how the Chimney Map, a rare 17th century world map discovered in a chimney in Aberdeenshire, was expertly restored.

The near-ruined 17th century map was delivered to the Library bundled up in a plastic sack but, after painstaking work carried out over several months, the fascinating detail it contains is once more revealed.

Watch the video:

Read more about the find in our special report.

Trina Mckendrick and Kev Theaker, www.writteninfilm.com

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