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Original Scare Framed Antique Engraved LONDON MAP 1685 Restoration Period Coronelli Cornaro Venice Aristocratic Coat of Arms London Bridge Art

Very Rare 17th Century Map of London, England

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Beautiful Original Hand-Colored Engraved Map of London, England | Very Scarce Map Created in 1685 during the reign of James II | Map Engraved by Vincenzo Maria Coronelli in Venice, Italy circa 1685 | Map is Entitled “Londra Dedicata All’Illustrissimo S. Nicolao Cornaro Figliuolo dell’Eccellentissimo Sigr. Proc.re Francesco” (Howgego 37)

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  • Amazing Beautiful Original Hand-Colored Engraved Map of London, England | Very Scarce Map Created in 1685 during the reign of James II | Map Engraved by Vincenzo Maria Coronelli in Venice, Italy circa 1685 | Map is Entitled “Londra Dedicata All’Illustrissimo S. Nicolao Cornaro Figliuolo dell’Eccellentissimo Sigr. Proc.re Francesco” (Howgego 37) |  Only the London Bridge is shown crossing the Thames in this Restoration Period. The scale is four inches to one statute mile. The engraving includes the arms of the City of London at left and the Royal Standard at right. Below the title is a dedication to Nicolao Cornaro, a prominent Venetian aristocrat. The coat of arms depicted is likely Cornaro’s | Dimensions: The map, whose plate size is approx. 10”x16”, is presented in a handsome gilt wood frame measuring approx. 24” x 18” overall | Condition: The map is in Excellent Condition; Map with a strong impression: Vibrant colors on bright, clean paper | Map has been very well-preserved in its custom frame | Provenance: K.C. Parsons Research Library (former Dean of Cornell University’s College of Art, Architecture, and Planning).

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  • Weight

    5lb.

    Height

    18"

    Width

    24"

    Depth

    1"

    Weight

    5lb.

    Height

    18"

    Width

    24"

    Depth

    1"

    Kind

    Books, Maps, Documents and Manuscripts, Collectibles, Documents & Manuscripts, Ephemera, Maps, Memorabilia, Prints

    Artist / Maker

    Vincenzo Maria Coronelli

    Title

    Londra Dedicata All’Illustrissimo S. Nicolao Cornaro Figliuolo dell’Eccellentissimo Sigr. Proc.re Francesco

    Frame

    Yes

    Date

    17th Century

    Medium

    Engraving

    Origin

    Italy

    Other

    Armorial, Glass Covering, Hand Colored

    Support

    Laid Paper

    Subject

    Historical, Map