Auction 126, Lot 583

"Vienna (Wien)", SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Subject: Austria, Vienna

Period: 1833 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
14.8 x 12.5 inches
37.6 x 31.8 cm

This is a wonderful steel engraved plan of the city of Vienna showing the old city at center with its fortifications and ringed by a park. The newer portion of the city next encircles the park with its broad avenues and boulevards and is again protected by fortifications. Elevations of the major buildings are at the bottom. Drawn by W.B. Clarke, engraved by J. Henshall and published by Baldwin & Cradock.

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Condition: B+

There is a tear in the left margin (just touching neatline), repaired with paper tape on verso.

Estimate: $130 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/3/2008

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