"Prospekt der Stadt Constantinopel",
Subject: Istanbul, Turkey
Period: 1780 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
11.1 x 6.2 inches
28.2 x 15.7 cm
This uncommon German bird's-eye view shows Istanbul straddling the Bosphorus River. It is beautifully engraved with minute detail of each building, with several figures depicted in the foreground. Engraved by J. Eder after a drawing by A. Sommer.
An attractive example with a faint damp stain at top.