Southern Italy, Kingdom of Naples. 1762 by Homann Heirs
1762, by J. B. Homann & Homann Heirs, from “Atlas Homannianus Mathematico-Historice Delineatus’, copperplate engraved, original hand color. Nuremberg, Germany. 24 x 20 1/2”. Authenticity Guaranteed.
A beautiful map in great detail shows the cities, towns, villages, river and mountains, prominent cities include Naples, Capua, Messina and Salerno. Decorative with two very impressive cartouches. The top title cartouche shows Pegasus flying, mounted by knight of the Holy Roman Empire, a woman and Cherubs as well as a Whale or sea monster. The lower cartouche shows smoke billowing from Mt. Vesuvius. The cost of arms of Naples with two children.
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