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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Description

Map of North and South America engraved by Andrea Scacciati and published in Il Gazzettiere Americano by Marco Coltellini, Livorno, 1763. The atlas is the first Italian translation of "The American Gazetteer" published in 1762. The maps accompanying the atlas are derived from the French cartographer Jacques Nicolas Bellin. The works bear the signatures of Veremondo Rossi, Andrea Scacciati, Giuseppe Maria Terreni and also Violante Vanni, a rare case of Italian women's engagement in the cartographic field.

Broad Creation Date

1763

Language

Italian

Other Location

North America; South America

Keywords

Cartography; Maps

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