Istanbul - De Jonghe
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Istanbul - Constantiople
"Constantinopitanae Urbis effigis ad vivum Expressa." - "Constntinopolis"
Beautiful general view of Istanbul, with a loop shaped cartouche above the view and a text about the city in Latin, Dutch and French and a city legend below.
Copper engraving and etching, printed and published by Clement de Jonghe (1634/5-1677), Amsterdam about 1669/75, 40 x 52,8 cm (plate size).
A very rare general view of Istanbul. Rich and strong impression and perfect condition.