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Plan of Ancient Rome. By W.B. Clarke, Archt.


  • PUBLISHER: Published by Baldwin & Craddock under the superintendence of the SDUK.

  • MEDIUM: Engraving.

    DATE: 1832.

  • EDITION SIZE: mage size 11 3/4 x 15 1/8" (29.8 x 37.2 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: A fascinating plan of Ancient Rome, including a description and location of many of the ancient walls and buildings that made up the city. This view of the imperial city strips away the many layers of later development, allowing the viewer to fully understand the city and its seven hills.<br><br> The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, better known as SDUK, was an English enterprise devoted to spreading the most up to date cartographic information and enhancing geographical understanding and knowledge of the world. Over a period of years, the maps that the SDUK produced were issued by various publishers. The following is a breakdown. Baldwin & Craddock, 1829-32. Chapman & Hall, 1844. C. Knight, 1844-52. G. Cox, 1852-3. Stanford, 1857-70. The maps from this series are known for their fine engraving and attention to detail.





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