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  • Place of origin:

    Vienna (Possibly, Printed)

  • Date:

    1600 - 1699 (Made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (Made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by B. H. Webb, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    E.503-1913

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case WM, shelf 9, box A

Physical description

Engraving of city and surrounding areas

Place of Origin

Vienna (Possibly, Printed)

Date

1600 - 1699 (Made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (Made)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Dimensions

Height: 18 1/2 in, Width: 22 1/4 in

Object history note

Bird's-eye map of Vienna and its surrounding environs in the seventeenth century. Vienna was fortified with walls and a glacis during this period: this was particularly useful during the Second Turkish Siege in 1683, as it allowed the city to successfully defend itself from attack.

Descriptive line

Anonymous. Bird's-eye view of Vienna and surrounding country.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1913, London: Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1914

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Maps; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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