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Saltzburgk

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 Salzburg with river in foreground. Legend box, bottom right, reads: Recens et Accvratis-/sima Vrbis Salisbvr-/gensis Delineatio. Three human figures in contemporary dress in foreground.

Verso has printed text, description of Salzburg, 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: 1952-00005

Creation Jan. 1, 1657

MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print (color); LENGTH: 23.5 x 19 approx.; QUANTITY: 1

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