"Carte du Gouvernement Militaire de La Republique de Venise…", Chatelain, Henry Abraham
Subject: Italy - Venice
Period: 1719 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Historique…
Color: Hand Color
18.3 x 15.3 inches
46.5 x 38.9 cm
This full folio sheet features five engraved scenes in Venice. The views include "Vue de la Palace de St. Marc," "L'Arcenal" which is a bird's-eye plan, "Autre vue de al Place de St. Marc," "Course des Gondole's" and a terrific close up view of gondolas with crowds of people on the bridge above. The extensive text discusses the organization of Venice, its revenues, armies, life, major edifices.
Crisp, dark impression on a full sheet with wide margins. One lazy fold, else fine.