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Stock# 47583
Description

Decorative Italian map of the British Isles, published by Santini in Venice and engraved by Remondini.

The map includes an elaborate cartouche, surmounted by a coat of arms, with a large inset of the Orkney and Shetland Islands. Scale of miles in the bottom left corner.

The map is colored by the early provinces and counties, with the counties separately delineated.

Paolo Santini Biography

Paolo Santini (1729-1793) was an Venetian engraver known especially for his religious prints and fine cartographic engravings. He published in Venice and may have a been a member of the clergy. In his maps, he largely adopted and adapted the work of his French counterparts, especially the brothers de Vaugondy.