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The GRAND MAP OF ROME FOR THE MAJOR JUBILEE OF THE YEAR 2000 is a panoramic birdís eye view of the city. It is realistic and all the buildings are shown in raised and in perspective. The plan is almost square and it shows all of Rome within the walls. The plan is not a reproduction but rather an original work of art , engraved and printed by hand, based on an accurate drawing furnished by the firm Fratelli Palombi Editori. 

 

 


For Information contact the
Vatican Apostolic Library
Tel. +39 06 69 87 94 88 - 06 69 87 94 01
Fax. +39  06 69 88 47 95
E-mail
uff.eco@librs6k.vatlib.it

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