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A Plan of the City of Malta.

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Article ID EUM4172
Artist Stockdale (1750-1814)
John Stockdale was an English publisher whose London shop became a salon for the political classes and who had to face two actions for defamation. One by the House of Commons became a cause célèbre and resulted in an important change in the law.
Title A Plan of the City of Malta.
Year ca. 1800
Description Map shows the cityplan of Valletta on the island of Malta.
Malta's location has historically given it great strategic importance as a naval base, and a succession of powers, including the Phoenicians, Romans, Moors, Normans, Sicilians, Habsburg Spain, Knights of St. John, French and British, have ruled the islands. Malta gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1964 and became a republic in 1974.
Place of Publication London
Dimensions (cm)18 x 26 cm
ConditionPerfect condition
Coloringcolored
TechniqueCopper print

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