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Stock# 54777
Description

Fine early plan of the fortified town of Riga and the Duna River.

The map shows both the town, Citadel and a smaller fortified town across the river.

Gabriel Bodenehr Biography

Gabriel Bodenehr the Elder (ca. 1673-ca. 1766) was a German engraver and publisher. He originated views of many German cities, for example the first plan of Passau (1710), and is best known for his Atlas Curieux (1704). His son, Gabriel the Younger (1705-1779), followed his father in his profession and was also a well-known engraver.