Italy: Rome. 'Nuova Pianta di Roma data in Luce da Giambattista Nolli L'Anno M DCC...

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Details of MPH 1/668
Reference: MPH 1/668
Description:

Italy: Rome. 'Nuova Pianta di Roma data in Luce da Giambattista Nolli L'Anno M DCC XLVIII', made up in seventeen sheets as follows. (1) Title page and notice to readers (the latter includes a table of the fourteen wards of the city). (2-5) Numerical and alphabetical reference tables to streets, squares, principal buildings etc, ward by ward. (6-17) Detailed town plan. Scale: 7.7 cm to 1,000 palmi Romani d'architettura. Compass star. Decorative border with emblems of the wards. Below the map are scenes depicting classical figures, putti with cartographic instruments, and a papal coronation, probably that of Benedict XIV, to whom the plan is dedicated. Engraved by Rocco and Stefano Pozzi, Pietro Campana and Carlo Nolli.

Date: 1748
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in The National Archives: WO 78/2232
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: Italian
Dimensions: 43 cm x 68 cm
Map scale: 1:2880
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Publication note:

Maps and Plans in the Public Record Office: 4. Europe and Turkey, ed Geraldine Beech (London, 1998), entry 2781.

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