Hand Embellished Antique Maps

This collection of rare & unusual antique maps, illustrates street names, estates and the surround in intricate detail, from 1852. Each is individually hand-embellished with oil paints, and rests on raw linen. The “piuma di ulivo” veneer, collected from olive trees in Greece is carefully applied by Florentine craftsman to each frame, and finished with soft beeswax.