Panorama of Constantinople

Panorama of Constantinople


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.


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Care and maintenance :

Clean glass with standard glass cleaner.

Wipe frame with a soft dry cloth.