Netherlands, Dordrecht; Braun&Hogenberg - Dordracum, vulgo Dortt - 1561-1580

Description
Netherlands, Dordrecht; Braun&Hogenberg - Dordracum, vulgo Dortt - 1561-1580
Beautiful 16th century cityscape

Early and detailed view on Dordrecht surrounded by the water, from the Groothoofd (left) to the Grote Kerk (right), and the Merwede in the foreground.

Copper engraving published in the city book "Civitates Orbis Terrarum", Cologne, ca. 1580.
In very good condition, page (39.5 x 50.5 cm.) with sufficient margins, centrefold as issued, hand-coloured, verso: description of the city in Latin.

Lot details
Object
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Country (current geographical location)
Netherlands
Geographical specification
Dordrecht
Map maker/ publisher
Braun&Hogenberg
Map/ Book title
Dordracum, vulgo Dortt
Period
1561-1580
Condition
Excellent
Technique
Copper engraving
Additional Information
Beautiful 16th century cityscape
Size of the largest image
31×50 cm
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