Description: Antique map titled 'North & Central Italy and the Island of Corsica'. Old map of North and Central Italy, and the island of Corsica. With an inset map of the region of Rome. Originates from 'The Royal Atlas Of Modern Geography Exhibiting, In A Series Of Entirely Original And Authentic Maps, The Present Condition Of Geographical Discovery And Research In The Several Countries, Empires, And States Of The World By Alexander Keith Johnston'.
Artists and Engravers: Alexander Keith Johnston LLD (1804-1871) was a Scottish geographer. He was a pupil of the Edinburgh engraver and mapmaker, James Kirkwood. In 1826, he joined his brother William (who would become Sir William Johnston, Lord Provost of Edinburgh) in a printing and engraving business, forming the well-known cartographical firm of W. and A. K. Johnston.
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