Italy, Velletri



This town was the home of the Octavian family and the young Augustus spent his childhood there. The famous 10 ft statue of Athena was found in the ruins of a Roman villa in a vineyard near Velletri in 1797. It is now in the Louvre.
Engraved by W. Finden after the original by W. Brockedon for ‘Piedmont and Italy, From the Alps to the Tiber’ by Dudley Costello, published by James S. Virtue, London 1861.

Steel engraving
Original image size 14.2 cm x 9.8 cm
Digital image size 3348 x 2313 px
28.3 x 19.5 (300 dpi)

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