Item 1012 - Bardowieck

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GB 249 T-GED/22/1/1012




  • 1588 (Creation)

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1 map: black and white; engraving; 50.6 x 38.5 cm on 51.4 x 39.1 cm sheet, 73.2 x 52.1 cm backing

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Bird's eye view of the town of Bardewick.

'Typus oppidi peruestusti Saxonum Bardewici suumptibus illustris et generosi Domini D. Henrici Ranzonij Producis umbrici ad condecorandum nunc Quintum Urbium tomum liberaliter transmissus est, Anno xpi MdXCV'
'Daniel Frese pinxit 1588'

Latin text on the reverse (p. 44).

Probably from Georg Braun and Frans Hogenberg, 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum' (Cologne, 1589), part V, Latin edition (Koeman, 2, p. 22, B&H 5, No. 44).

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  • Latin

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