PLANISFERIO CELESTE MERIDIONALE TAGLIATO SULL’ EQUATORE

PLANISFERIO CELESTE MERIDIONALE / TAGLIATO SULL’ EQUATORE

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Description
Geocentric polar projection of the southern skies with images of the Paris, Greenwich, Cassel and Copenhagen observatories in the four corners. The title at top reads “PLANISFERIO CELESTE MERIDIONALE / TAGLIATO SULL’ EQUATORE.” The texts at bottom read "VENEZIA 1777 / Presso Antonia Zatta / con Privilegio dell' Estime Senato" and "Castellan D. Sc. Architet di Padova del." and "G. Zuliani scolp. G. Pitteri scri." Antonio Zatta (fl. 1757-1797) was a cartographer and publisher based in Venice.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
date made
1777
place made
Italy: Venetan, Venice
Measurements
overall: 14 7/8 in x 20 1/4 in; 37.7825 cm x 51.435 cm
overall: 21 in x 23 in x 7/8 in; 53.34 cm x 58.42 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
PH.319251
catalog number
319251
accession number
236083
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