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SDUK: Venice

Map: IT3132
 
Cartographer: SDUK
Title: Venice
Date: 1879
Published: London
Width: 24 inches / 61 cm
Height: 16 inches / 41 cm
Map ref: IT3132
Description:
Detailed map of Venice noting important sites in the key to the lower left and also along the lower margin. Insets of the Venetian Gulf and St. Mark's Church. Original colour.

Text to the lower right:

'Venice is built upon piles, and contains 2108 streets and lanes, 30,000 houses, 112 churched, and 160 public fountains, with a population of 112,000 souls. In the Laguna there are 70 islands which are intersected by 149 canals and connected by 306 bridges. The railway bridge over the Laguna is 2 miles 416 yards long.'

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