"Saumur / Salmuria", Merian, Matthaus
Subject: Saumur, France
Period: 1657 (circa)
Publication: Topographiae Galliae
Color: Hand Color
24 x 4.7 inches
61 x 11.9 cm
This panoramic view shows the city of Saumur in the department of Maine-et-Loire in in western France. The city is shown from across the Loire River, with the 10th century castle looming above the city. Printed on two sheets, joined.
References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.MERI-22a.
Issued folding on watermarked paper with remnants of hinge tape on verso. The bottom margin has been trimmed, but is still sufficient for framing.