"Groninga Opuleta Populosa, et Valide contra Hostiles Insultus Muinita Phrisie Urbs Ptolemeo Phileum...", Guicciardini, Luigi
Subject: Groningen, Netherlands
Period: 1610 (circa)
Color: Black & White
12.5 x 9.2 inches
31.8 x 23.4 cm
This lovely bird's-eye view of the town of Groningen is copied from Braun & Hogenberg's town plan. Individual buildings and churches are shown in detail within the fortified walls, and Groningen's coat of arms appears at top left.
On watermarked paper with a few surface abrasions near the center of the image and several small repaired wormholes confined to the blank margins.