"Pianta di Cusco nel Tempo della Conquista che ne Secero gli Spagnoli", Pazzi, Giuseppe
Subject: Cusco, Peru
Period: 1763 (circa)
Publication: Il Gazzettiere Americano...
Color: Black & White
6.6 x 7.9 inches
16.8 x 20.1 cm
This handsome plan view captures Cusco as it was during the Spanish conquest. The city's orderly, rectangular grid, impressive fortifications, and surrounding landscape are depicted in fine detail. The plan is framed by a nice border. Published by Marco Coltellini. Engraved by Giuseppe Maria Terreni.
A nice impression with a minor extraneous crease at left.