Rare panorama of Constantinople by Matthäus Merian circa 1650 featuring a 29 entry legend in German. Only one available in this condition and frame.
The engraving depicts Constantinople from the opposite bank of the Golden Horn (from Galata/Karakoy) in minute detail with many decorative flourishes.
The title above the panorama says:
Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa, quam Turcae Stampoldam vocant. A° MDCXXXV
Measures 81 cm x 36.5 cm / 31.8 inches x 14.3 inches including frame.
Care and maintenance :
Clean glass with standard glass cleaner.
Wipe frame with a soft dry cloth.