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L´Isle de Corse avec les differents Districts, appartenaute A La République de Genes mais divisée et soulevée depuis plusieurs années Donnée au jour..

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Article ID EUF0672
Artist Lotter (1717-1777)
Tobias Conrad Lotter ( 1717- 1777) was a carthographer and publisher in Augsburg. He married the elder daughter of Matthäus Seutters and worked in the company of his father in la was map maker. He produced under the „ eye“ of M. Seutter his first „ Asia minor“ atlas between 1740 and 1744. The Asia minor altas of Lotter, Praecipua orbis terrarum imperia, regna et provincias, Germania potissimum tabelli 80 exactae delineatis sistens usui militiae ducum ac peregrinantium maxime accommodatus opera contains 63 maps, mosly Lotters work and other maps from Seutter where he put his name in the lower margin.
Title L´Isle de Corse avec les differents Districts, appartenaute A La République de Genes mais divisée et soulevée depuis plusieurs années Donnée au jour..
Year ca. 1730
Description Map shows the island of Corsica.
In 1729 the Corsican Revolution for independence from Genoa began, first led by Luiggi Giafferi and Giacinto Paoli, and later by Paoli's son, Pasquale Paoli. After 26 years of struggle against the Republic of Genoa, the independent Corsican Republic was proclaimed in 1755 under the leadership of Pasquale Paoli and remained sovereign until 1769, when the island was conquered by France. The first Corsican Constitution was written in Italian (the language of culture in Corsica until the middle of the 19th century) by Paoli.
Place of Publication Augsburg
Dimensions (cm)57 x 49
ConditionUpper and left margin replaiced
Coloringcolored
TechniqueCopper print

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