Italy, Rome, map of the Ancient City of Rome ‘Roma Antiqua’ in Colour
This is a Digital Image not an actual print.
The original for this map of Rome was drawn by Pirro Ligorio (1512-1583) in 1530. The Dutchman Paulus Merula (1558-1607) created a map in c1594 based on the above map but with no modern buildings, only existing Roman structures, and sites of ruins.
This version was engraved in 1820 for ‘Romae Antiquae Notitia Or Antiquities of Rome in Two Parts’ by Basil Kennett, published by Stirling & Slade, Edinburgh 1820.
Copper engraving with modern colouring
Original size 20 x 15.7 cm
Digital size 7665 x 6100 px
64.9 cm x 51.6 cm (300 dpi)