Amsterdam. Map. Engraving. Image measures 17.5" x 28.5". This detailed bird's-eye view, published circa 1700, depicts Florence and its immediate surroundings. The Arno river cuts diagonally across the plan from lower left to upper right, where it meets two putti holding a decorative shield. The town's star-shaped fort can also be seen to the far left. Surrounding the central plan are 10 town views, 5 on each side. In addition to typical architectural sights such as Pitti Palace and the.....
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London: Baldwin & Craddock, 1844. Map. Engraving. 13.5 x 16.25". Clear and simple town plan of Florence. Includes elevations of sixteen notable buildings along bottom edge. The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge was formed in 1826 and published low cost maps with the goal of reaching a large market, while still maintaining high quality and precision.