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Calabria Ultra. Olim Altera Magnae Graeciae pars

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: book page
Maker: Magini, Gio. Antonio
Place made: Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Bologna, Bologna
Date made: 1620
Materials: ink; color; paper
Measurements: 16 in x 21 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Hand-colored map of the southern part of the Calabria region, in southern Italy with various ships and whales and a part of Sicily. Page from "Italia di Gio. Ant. Magini" published 1620, which was the first printed atlas of Italy, published posthumously by Magini's son Fabio. Verso is blank.