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Number: 3332
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Tunis, Tunisia,
Year of Origin: 1574 (estimated)
Title: TVNIS
Sub-Title:
Language: Italian
Publish Origin: Venice
Height: 45.0
Width: 30.4
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Scale:
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Anonymous or Unknown
Engraver:
Publisher: Antonio Lafreri
Other Contributors:
Northernmost Latitude: 36.82
Southernmost Latitude: 36.78
Westernmost Longitude: 10.17
Easternmost Longitude: 10.19
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: [Source Ruderman, africa 1, 41834sb] Lafreri school ] This is one of the earlies plans of Fortress Tunisi; There were several Italian plates, of the two Fortresses guarding Tunis: Fortress Tunisi and Forterss Golleta c. 1570--1574, "Pianta del forte nuovam(ent)e fatto a Tunesi... 1574". Grundriss der Festung. Zeitgen?s. Kupferstich (aus G. F. Camocio, Isole famose, Venedig). Mit Rollwerkskartusche unten. 22:16,5 cm. Bifolco/Ronca (2018), Taf. 157.1 (von 2). - Selten. "L'incisione riproduce la pianta della fortezza di Tunisi, realizzata nel 1573 su progetto di Gabrio Serbelloni. Il cartiglio fa riferimento allo stato d'assedio". ; There was a similar plate published by Camocio c. 1575
Last updated: Jun 13, 2020