Palamide Napoli di Romania.
Pub: by H. Colburn, London, 1829.
Coloured aquatint. 132 x 216mm. 5¼ x 8½". Some water staining.
A view of the Palamide, Napoli di Romania, which was the capital of the Morea during the Venetian rule. The town of Nafplio, the seaport town in the Peloponnese in Greece. The Venetians retook Nafplio in 1685 and strengthened the city by building the castle of Palamidi, which was the last major construction of the Venetian empire overseas. It was however defended by few soldiers and was easily retaken by the Ottomans in 1715.
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