"Geographisch-Historisch und Politischer Spiegel, Worinnen Europa mit Seinen Vornehinsten Landen...", Riegel, Christoph
Subject: European Heraldry
Period: 1720 (circa)
Publication: Grosser Atlas
Color: Hand Color
22.6 x 19.3 inches
57.4 x 49 cm
This colorful sheet displays 16 crests for various European kingdoms including Portugal, Spain, Great Britain, Sweden, France, Denmark, Poland, the Grand Duchy of Moscow, and more, with accompanying descriptive text. Engraved by A.C. Fleischmann after J.M. Ermeltraut.
Contemporary color on a watermarked sheet with a printer's crease around the centerfold at bottom, some minor color offsetting, and a touch of soiling at the top.