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Collection Map Collection
Catalog Number 2014.21.49
Object Name Map
Description John Arrowsmith
South Italy
Hand-colored engraving
London, 1832

Map with colored elements by John Arrowsmith: Southern Italy with inset map of the Maltese Islands. The regions, cities, towns, et cetera, are clearly identified on the map, larger settlements marked with black round dot, i.e. "Valentino" top left of map. Borders and small islands, colored, some texture, mountain ranges, rivers, roads, and bodies of water, not colored, some texture. Title and two scales, middle left of map, title and scale of Maltese Islands, bottom right of inset map. Text from Captain W.H. Smyth's Memoirs of Sicily, page 107, bottom middle right of map, "Longitude East from Greenwich", bottom middle of map.
Title South Italy
Date 1832
Role of Creator Cartographer
Creator Arrowsmith, John
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique engraving
Dimensions H-25.5 W-21.875 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Place of Origin Europe/England/London
Subjects Italy