Porcacchi’s Map of Kythera

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Cerigo (Kythera)

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Copper engraving, 10.8 x 14.7 cm, engraved by Girolamo Porro, set in descriptive Italian text with woodcut headpiece and historiated initial, recent hand-colour. From L’Isole piu famose del Mondo, one of the most beautifully engraved of the Italian Isolaria or Island books.

Title

Porcacchi’s Map of Kythera

Mapmaker(s)

PORCACCHI, Tomaso

Engraver(s)

PORRO, Girolamo

Place of publication

Venice

Date of publication

1605

Printed Area Measurements

10.8 x 14.7 cm

Colour

modern