Old Pictorial Map of Friuli-Venezia Giulia by De Agostini, 1938: Trieste, Gorizia, Pola, Fiume, Zara, Alps
Old Pictorial Map of Friuli-Venezia Giulia by De Agostini, 1938: Trieste, Gorizia, Pola, Fiume, Zara, Alps
Old Pictorial Map of Friuli-Venezia Giulia by De Agostini, 1938: Trieste, Gorizia, Pola, Fiume, Zara, Alps
Old Pictorial Map of Friuli-Venezia Giulia by De Agostini, 1938: Trieste, Gorizia, Pola, Fiume, Zara, Alps

Old Pictorial Map of Friuli-Venezia Giulia by De Agostini, 1938: Trieste, Gorizia, Pola, Fiume, Zara, Alps

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This map of the Italian Region of Venezia Giulia, originally published in 1938 by the Italian cartographer Giovanni De Agostini, is a fascinating glimpse into the history and geography of this region. The map covers the area from the Adriatic Sea in the west to the Julian Alps in the east, and from the province of Belluno in the north to the province of Trieste in the south. It is a beautifully detailed and informative map, with a wealth of information about the region's cities, towns, villages, roads, railways, rivers, mountains, and other features.

De Agostini was a renowned cartographer and publisher, and his maps are highly prized by collectors. This map is a fine example of his work, and it is sure to be a valuable addition to any collection of antique maps. The map is also a valuable resource for historians and researchers, as it provides a detailed snapshot of the region at a specific point in time.

The map is a thematic and pictorial map, which means that it uses symbols and illustrations to represent different features of the region. For example, cities and towns are represented by small circles, while mountains are represented by triangles. The map also includes a number of vignettes, which are small illustrations that depict scenes from the region. These vignettes add a touch of charm and interest to the map, and they also provide valuable information about the region's history and culture.

The map is also notable for its use of silver and gilt. Silver is used to highlight the borders of the region and the names of the cities and towns, while gilt is used to highlight the mountains and other features. This use of silver and gilt adds a touch of luxury and elegance to the map, and it also helps to make the map more readable.

Overall, this is a beautiful and informative map of the Italian Region of Venezia Giulia. It is a valuable resource for historians and researchers, and it is sure to be a prized addition to any collection of antique maps.

This is an old map, and not every modern place is shown, or they may be on the map with a different name. If this was a modern map, covering the same area, the following things would be visible on the map:

Major Cities:

  • Trieste
  • Gorizia
  • Pola
  • Fiume
  • Zara

    Historic Landmarks:

    • Miramare Castle
    • Predjama Castle
    • Socerb Castle
    • Grignano Castle
    • Duino Castle

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      This would make a wonderful birthday, Christmas, Father's Day, work leaving, anniversary or housewarming gift for someone from the areas covered by this map.

      This map is available as a giclée print on acid free archival matte paper, or you can buy it framed. The frame is a nice, simple black frame that suits most aesthetics. Please get in touch if you'd like a different frame colour or material. My frames are glazed with super-clear museum-grade acrylic (perspex/acrylite), which is significantly less reflective than glass, safer, and will always arrive in perfect condition.

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