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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.
Jan. 1, 1657
MEDIUM: Paper; FORMAT: Print (color); LENGTH: 23.5 x 19 approx.; QUANTITY: 1
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