"Polesino di Rovigo," Amsterdam, 1640, hand-colored engraving, map by Joan Blaeu
Map of Polesine of Rovigo, a geographic and historic area in the north-east of Italy whose boundaries varied through centuries, now referred to as the Province of Rovigo, and surrounding territories. Two multicolor ships, top and bottom right of map. Elaborate multicolor title cartouche with the Lion of Saint Mark/Venice (bottom right), decorative multicolor scale cartouche (top left). Partial text page on back of map.
|Title||Polesino di Rovigo|
|Role of Creator||Cartographer|
|Dimensions||H-19.875 W-23.625 inches|
|Credit line||Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights|
|Place of Origin||Europe/Netherlands/Amsterdam|