Pompeii Italy Italia 1841 fine large detailed map plan by Artaria Milano imprint scarceBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Planta Della Citta di Pompei...Plan de Pompeii
(Europe, Italy, Pompeii, Roman Ruins, City Plan, Mount Vesuvius, Naples).
Issued 1841, Milano, Italia [Milan, Italy] by Artaria.
Engravers name below title microscopic and illegible, perhaps Gino. Callagee (?).
Scarce and attractive mid-19th century Italian map with lovely original hand color.
Captures the excavations at this relatively early date, much smaller and confined than they are today. Color key lower left, distance scale lower right given in Napolese palms [Palmi Napolitani].
Light uniform paper age toning, original fold lines, remaining clean - a pleasing and well preserved visual example.
Sheet measures c. 12 1/4" H x 21" W.
Printed area measures c. 11 1/4" H x 19 1/4" W.