"[Constantinople]", Munster, Sebastian
Subject: Istanbul, Turkey
Period: 1578 (published)
Publication: Cosmographia oder beschreibung Aller Lander…
Color: Hand Color
5.8 x 3 inches
14.7 x 7.6 cm
This is a simplified plan of Constantinople on a full sheet (8 x 11.7") of German text with a fanciful illustration of Emperor Constantine I. The major buildings are prominently depicted including the imperial palace and the Hagia Sophia.
Some minor toning.