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Win this exceptional etching representing the Duchy of Milan in 1600!

1606 Etching with coeval coloring of the Milan territory of author J. Jansonio. The etching is published Amsterdam - origin Atlas Maior. Seventeenth-century paper well preserved. The text of this etching is in French. The dimensions are 49x60 cm.

Over the centuries the size of the Duchy varied greatly, reaching its maximum extension at the beginning of 1400 with the Visconti family.  In 1500 with the Sforza family, the Duchy was stabilized in the western part of Lombardy, keeping parts of Piedmont , Emilia and the canton of Ticino. However, in 1600 it had lost much of its territories, to get to 1700 when there were only the Lombard lands.

The work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

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The Cause

Amici per il Centrafrica Onlus is a non-religious association created in 2001 for proactive participation in helping people who live in poverty. This nonprofit organization helps the people of the Central African Republic, especially those experiencing greatest hardship in Sub-Saharan Africa. It offers them instruction, healthcare and training for employment so that they might become fully self-sufficient. 

The association is made up of volunteers who help both in Italy and Africa. It receives funding from various sources, including individuals, private businesses, banks, foundations, public bodies and schools. It believes that the improvement in living conditions of people all over the world is everyone's responsibility.

Growth and lifting the limits of development are stimulated through educating people and raising awareness about existing opportunities. Healthcare emergencies, widespread poverty due to political, social and structural instability, and the lack of attention toward defending minorities all impair the people of Central African countries in building solid bases for planning their future. 

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