Abruzzo Ultra

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Abruzzo Ultra

Author: Bulifon / Cassianus

Year/Period: 1690

Size:Inches:39 X 29
CM:109 X 74

Price: $529.99

SKU: REG 135

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Abruzzo Ultra with seat to Aquila was located to the north of Pescara river and the borders of "the giustizierato" embraced totally the area of today’s provinces of Aquila, Teramo, for the most part within the present provinces of Pescara, and finally  the north east part of the province of Rieti (today province of the Latium region).

The borders of all the territory were on the north east the Tronto river,to the south the Pescara river, and to the north east the mountains chain of the Gran Sasso.

This map is characterized by a large cartouches at the upper right corner with dedication to the Duke of Atri and, at the bottom right, a depiction of a man and his dogs fighting a brown bear, a  common sight in the mountanous areas of Abruzzo to this day. On the left side of the map, the bordering Stato della Chiesa (Papal States) is shown.

Engraving Information:

This artistic reproduction of a vintage map was made using modern graphic procedures, but obtaining the results found in the antique copperplate engraving technique, as one can easily find out by lightly rubbing his/her finger on the map. This map, which is an exact reproduction of the original antique, is printed on cotton paper panels which are glued and mounted on a cotton cloth background "a stacchi" (slightly separated from each other), in order to allow for folding and easier transport. Finally, map is water-colored by hand making it a truly unique piece, worthy of the original old print.