"Freti Danici Or Sundt Accuratiss Delineato", Braun & Hogenberg
Period: 1600 (circa)
Color: Black & White
18.5 x 12.8 inches
47 x 32.5 cm
City plan shows the Danish city of Helsingor and the Swedish City of Helsingborg and the narrow strait between these two countries which is an important route to the Baltic Sea. The strait is filled with sailing ships. Also shown is the island of Hvena with a depiction of Tycho Brahe's famous Uraniborg Observatory, the world's first observatory. At bottom left is an inset plan "Interior Arcis magnificentia".
Couple of old masking tape repairs on verso affecting only the margins and a small (filled) burn hole in margin.