KINGDOM of NAPLES and SICILY Drawn from the most approved foreign MAPS and CHARTS
A map showing the Kingdom of Naples and Sicily. In 1783 was the Calabrian earthquakes/ and Tsunamis occurred in early February, and the death of Prince Giuseppe due to smallpox. Light relief is shown with hatching, and there is small coastal shading. The Kingdom of Naples was a major political entity in the southern Italian peninsula from 1282 until 1808. In 1816 it was joined with Sicily to form the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, and in 1861 it was annexed to form the Kingdom of Italy. Roads are shown, and border delineation is done through broken lines.
The scale bar is in equivalent Italian & English miles, and London is used for the prime meridian; the scale was calculated from the scale bar and the coordinates from the map's graticule.
1 map ; 28 x 21 cm
Kingdom of Naples
12.465; 19.329; 36.480; 43.165
W. K. Morrison Special Collection
v. 3 March 1783, opposite pg. 177.
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