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Number: 3210
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Djerba, Gerbi, Djerbi, Tunesia
Year of Origin: 1570 (estimated)
Title: Il Gerbi
Language: Italian
Publish Origin:
Height: 19.0
Width: 27.5
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Anonymous or Unknown
Other Contributors: Dartell
Antonio Lafreri
G. Ballino
Houmt Souk
Northernmost Latitude: 33.85
Southernmost Latitude: 33.75
Westernmost Longitude: 10.8
Easternmost Longitude: 10.9
Measurement Notes: modern estimate
Notes: [REISS SOHN lot 2132, 5/2017] See Fauser 5975, Bachmann III, 290 (in each case from G. Ballino, 1569, same title and dimensions); Meurer, Strabo Atlas 125 (very similar to Bertelli "Civitatum ... delineatio", 1568). - Rare anonymous italian view, from a Lafreri collection or from a Ballino edition. Without back text. This is the (failed) siege of Houmt Souk on Djerba in 1559/60.
Last updated: Aug 25, 2017