Engraving. 125 x 180mm (5 x 7"). Narrow margins.
A view of the bay of Pozzuoli in Campania, known to the Romans as Puteoli (where Caligula built a two-mile floating bridge to defy an astrologer's prediction that he had 'no more chance of becoming Emperor than of riding a horse across the Gulf of Baiae'). Published in Francesco Scotto's 'Itinerario d'Italia'.
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