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Itala nam tellus Graecia maior erat ovid IV fastor haec Italiae pars nunc primum de prisca aerugine est abstersa et ejusmodi ut videre licet nitori reddita

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Jansson, Jan
Place made: Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam
Date made: 1741
Materials: ink; paper; color wash
Measurements: 18 3/4 in x 21 3/4 in
Nomenclature: maps
Classification: cartography

Hand-colored map of the souther "foot" of Italy and a small portion of Sicily. The map is oriented so that North is facing west. An ornate cartouche with a woman dressed for battle; various weapons and helmets; a putti; and a half-nude man.