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Georg Braun  &  Franz Hogenberg:  (Utrecht) Traiectum clara et vetus est Episcopalis Civitas . . .

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Title: (Utrecht) Traiectum clara et vetus est Episcopalis Civitas . . .

Map Maker: Georg Braun  &   Franz Hogenberg

Place / Date: Cologne / 1572 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 18.5 x 13.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: $750.00

Inventory ID: 31633


Description:

Detailled plan of Utrecht.

Bird's-eye view of Utrecht with details of the surrounding fields, farms and structures. The map includes scenes of a farmer plowing, a workman going to his chores and a typical upper-class couple of the period. The town itself has each building and parcel of land delineated as well as notes of the streets and buildings of interest. Decorated with two coats-of-arms and three strapwork cartouches.

From Braun & Hogenberg's Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important book of town plans and views published in the 16th Century.


Condition Description: Old Color. Minor repairs and soiling near centerfold.


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