High quality hand colored reproduction of Bolognino Zaltieri's 1565 map of Venice, which was originally engraved by Hogenberg and Braun; with elaborate depcitions of the city's architecture, the surrounding lagoon, with its many gondolas and large ships arriving or departing, ; includes a reference key in Italian and an inset of a royal procession; printed on eight heavy ivory vellum-like panels, which are then hand colored and backed with one large piece of linen, allowing the map to be folded; each panel measures 12.5 x 9 inches, entire map unfolded measures 25 x 36 inches. This reproduction is made by scanning an original antique map, then laser etching its exact likeness onto plates that can be printed in the intaglio style like the original map was printed. This high quality reproduction has a hand-made, antique look that makes it look like it is worth a lot more than you paid for it!
Maps of Antiquity is located on Cape Cod
Generally open 10-5 Call ahead: 508-945-1660
1409 Main Street (Route 28)
Chatham, Massachusetts 02633