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Le Isole Canarie delineate sulle ultime osservazioni

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Article ID EUE3542
Artist Cassini (1745-1824)
Giovanni Maria Cassini (1745 - ca. 1824) Rom, was a noted geographer, engraver, and publisher in Rome. He was one of the last of the fine Italian globe makers active at the end of the 18th century. Cassini made Terrestrial and Celestial Globes in 1790 and 1792. He also published the twelve terrestrial and twelve celestial globe gores that formed these globes in his atlas "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale" along with rules for the construction of globes and globe gores.
Title Le Isole Canarie delineate sulle ultime osservazioni
Year dated 1798
Description
Map shows the Canary islands with Teneriffa, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera und El Hierro.

The archipelago also includes a number of islands and islets: La Graciosa, Alegranza, Isla de Lobos, Montaña Clara, Roque del Oeste and Roque del Este. In ancient times, the island chain was often referred to as "the Fortunate Isles". The Canary Islands are the most southerly region of Spain and the largest and most populated archipelago of the Macaronesia region.
Place of Publication Rome
Dimensions (cm)35 x 49 cm
ConditionPerfect condition
Coloringoriginal colored
TechniqueCopper print

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