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Matheus Merian:  Constantinopolis

Maps of Turkey



Title: Constantinopolis

Map Maker: Matheus Merian

Place / Date: Frankfurt / 1635 ca

Coloring: Hand Colored

Size: 9.5 x 27.5 inches

Condition: VG

Price: SOLD

Inventory ID: 50238


Description:

Striking 2-sheet view of Istanbul, published by Merian.

A superbly-detailed prospect of Constantinople from Galata, which was, according to the title, taken from life in 1635. It depicts both sides of the Golden Horn in great detail, with the important buildings identified by a 29-point key below.

Providing a remarkable depiction of the Ottoman capital at the height of its power.


Related Categories:
Maps of Asia Minor
City Plans & Views of Asian Cities
City Plans & Views of European Cities
Maps of Turkey

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