SDUK Map of NaplesSKU: 9473
This map of Naples was published by the SDUK.
The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was founded in 1826 with the high-minded aim of making 'useful' information available to the self-taught. Read more
Some of the material was decidedly abstruse, subscribers fell away and the Society was wound up in 1848; however, the series of 209 maps published over a 14 year period from 1829 onwards were highly praised for their superior quality, accuracy and aesthetic appeal and remain an outstanding achievement.
Condition & Materials
Steel engraving, 33.5 x 40.5 cm, engraved by Thomas Bradley after William Barnard Clarke, original hand colour with black and white vignettes beneath, light marginal toning, blank verso. Read less