"Ichnographica Urbis Wratislaviensis Delineatio, Praeter Alia Exactissime Etiam Repraesentans Singula Templa et Monasteria...", Homann Heirs
Subject: Wroclaw, Poland
Period: 1752 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
21.7 x 16.4 inches
55.1 x 41.7 cm
A stunning bird's-eye view of Wroclaw (Breslau) on the Oder River in southwestern Poland. The city streets, buildings, fortifications, and surrounding countryside are depicted in great detail. A numbered key appears both below the map and at left inside a scroll, identifying numerous important buildings and sites. A color-coded key designates the various parishes in the area. The city's coat of arms appears below the map.
Original color that has been partially refreshed with light toning and archivally repaired centerfold separations in top and bottom blank margins.