"L'Impero della Persia Diviso ne suoi Stati", Zatta, Antonio
Subject: Persia - Iran
Period: 1784 (dated)
Publication: Atlante Novissimo
Color: Hand Color
16 x 12.3 inches
40.6 x 31.2 cm
A delicately engraved map of Iran showing the Persian Gulf and a bit of Iraq. Baghdad is at the left of the map and Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kurdistan are named. It is well-detailed with topography, political divisions and scores of towns. An attractive landscape cartouche fills the upper right. Engraved by G. Pitteri.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) T.ZAT-1, Vol 4 #4.
Contemporary color on a bright sheet of paper with the watermark of three crescent moons and a hint of toning along the centerfold.