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Maps, plans and views of the land holdings of Francesco Soderini

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: MS J11


Maps of the holding of Francesco Soderini near the river Egola (Evola) which runs into tho Arno west of Florence. Floor-plan and views of the villa and cottage of Barbialla, "per Montaione." Apparently for feudal purposes. Placement of the land not as important as area and shape of the land.


  • approximately 1709-1714


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1 volume (14 sheets (maps and sketches)) : Binding: Formerly pasted on stubs in leather portfolio; now partially loose. Originally contained more plans and views. Ornament: The maps are birds-eye views, showing herbage, plowing, etc. They often contain a sketch of the workers' house and farm-buildings. Pagination: 1-9 each on two facing leaves: (making one 74 x 48.2 cm sheet). 10-14 on rectos of separate leaves: 37.5 x 48.2. No numeration. Material: Paper. Scribe: Sanini and others. ; 1-9: 74 x 48.2 cm sheet; 10-14: 37.5 x 48.2 cm

Scope and Contents

Legends usually in form: Pianta del podere di Porcile, populo di S. Giov. Evang. potesteria Barbialla per Montaione dell'illmo Sig' Francesco Soderini fatta da me [Gio] Pietro Sanini come uno degli ingegnieri della parte. 1. Orlo del popolo di S. Andrea à Cornino vicariato di S. Miniato al Tedesco.... 2. Fiume Egola dove confiniano i beni dell...Soderini...1709. 3. Barbialla...poste nel pope di S. Gio. Batt'a potesteria di Barbialla per Montaione... 4. Porcile... 5. Guado... 6. Annesse al podere di Sprone... 7. Annesse all podere di Colonbaia...1714 8. Mezzacosta... 9. Frabbona... 10-11. Floor-plans. 12-14. Views of the villa; front; rear; left.

Physical Location

MS J11

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Rizzi, 1969

Guide to the Pietro Sanini Estate Atlas
Maps, plans and views of the land holdings of Francesco Soderini
Finding aid prepared by alh, 1969; revised by ksc, 2006. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006.
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Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Pietro Sanini Estate Atlas, Department of Special Collections, MS J11, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

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