Merian’s Plan of Palmanova

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Copper engraving, 22 x 32 cm, black and white, slight spotting, blank verso. A plan of Palmanova (a Venetian town founded in 1593, sheltered behind innovative fortifications taking the form of a nine-pointed star), published by Merian and his heirs in various works, including the Itinerarium Italiae of 1640 and editions of the Theatrum Europaeum.

Title

Merian’s Palmanova

Mapmaker(s)

MERIAN, Matthaeus

Place of publication

Frankfurt

Date of publication

c.1650

Printed Area Measurements

22 x 32 cm

Colour

black and white