C1730

Constantinopolis amplissima potentissima et magnificentissima urbs et fedes Imperatoris Trucici in Provincia Romania ad Bosphorum Thraciae sita

Magnificent large plan and panorama of present day Istanbul orientated with north to the right in untouched original hand colouring. The detailed panorama of the city at bottom includes a key of thirty prominent landmarks. The title at top is in … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Constantinopolis amplissima potentissima et magnificentissima urbs et fedes Imperatoris Trucici in Provincia Romania ad Bosphorum Thraciae sita

Date:

C1730

Condition:

In good condition, with centre fold as issued.

Technique:

Copper engraving with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

570mm 
x 495mm
AUTHENTICITY
Constantinopolis amplissima potentissima et magnificentissima urbs et fedes Imperatoris Trucici in Provincia Romania ad Bosphorum Thraciae sita - Antique Map from 1730

Genuine antique
dated:

1730

Description:

Magnificent large plan and panorama of present day Istanbul orientated with north to the right in untouched original hand colouring. The detailed panorama of the city at bottom includes a key of thirty prominent landmarks. The title at top is in German and Latin. Being the great trading city that Istanbul had become the numerous ships are shown either at anchor or sailing on the Bosphorus plying their trade.

From, Seutter’s, Atlas novus : sive tabulae geographicae totius orbis faciem, partes, imperia, regna et provincias exhibentes, exactissima cura iuzta recentissimas observation.  (Vol I:112)

Reference Fauser, A. 9631.

References:
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Matthaus Seutter (1678 - 1756)

Matthaus Seutter (1678-1756) Mapmaker, engraver and publisher of Augsburg. A pupil of Homann he set up on his account in 1707 & appointed Geographer to the Imperial Court.

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