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SDUK Map of Parma

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SDUK Map of Parma

Date of publication:

  • c.1840
  • Printed Measurement:

  • 33 x 38 cm
  • Publisher:

  • Charles Knight
  • Colour:

  • original
  • Mapmaker:

  • SDUK
  • This map includes a panoramic view of Parma at its foot, blank.

    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 x 38 cm, original hand colour, with black and white, blank verso.  Read less