Karte ... Des Ubergang's Hannibal's Uber Die Alpen
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An unusual and interesting historical map tracing the legendary crossing of the Alps by the Roman military leader Hannibal, with 59,000 men and 37 elephants, from Nismes, via Vienne, Chambery, Aosta and Turin, to Milan. Rare.
region: Maps of Italy
mapmaker: A. Pelz
place and date of publication: Breslaw c. 1850
medium and colour: Lithograph, Original outline colourref: 42092
size in mm: 250 by 290mm (9.75 by 11.5 inches).
Price: £ 260
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