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[Sicily] Etna, Sicilia. Fuoco Neve Mare Sole

Superb pictorial bird’s-eye view of Mount Etna drawn by the legendary illustrator Heinrich Caesar Berann and published in 1953 by the Catania Tourist Board. This charming tourist map is illustrated in baroque style with decorative borders and an antique-looking map of Catania in the left side-panel. On the verso are photographs of Etna and its environs, accompanied by information about climbing the volcano.

Heinrich Caesar Berann (1915 – 1999) was an Austrian painter and cartographer. He achieved world fame with his panoramic maps that combined modern cartography with classical painting. He is best known for his Alpine maps and Winter Olympics posters.