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Die Statt Leypzig

Copperplate engraved print, hand colored. Folio from a Latin edition of Braun and Hogenberg's atlas, Civitates Orbis Terrarum (Atlas of Cities of the World), published originally iin Cologne between 1572 and 1617. Bird's-eye view of the city of Leipzig.

Verso has printed text, description of Leipzig, in Latin. Pencil note in donor's hand: "Jansson 1657. Coloring probably not contemporary." Note indicates the plate is from Jan Jansson's reissue of the atlas in Amsterdam in 1657.

Gift of Earnest C. Watson, 1952.


ID: 1952-00004

Creation Jan. 1, 1657

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print (color); LENGTH: 22.5 x 18.5 approx.; QUANTITY: 1

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