DE STADT CAIRUS.

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Olfert Dapper


De Stadt Cairus.

Copper engraving, c.1680.
Image size 9 x 13 3/8" (23 x 34 cm).
Good condition save small re-attachment at upper right corner.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 70269
Price: $385.00
Publisher :
This bird’s-eye view of Cairo and surrounding countryside is viewed from the west bank of the Nile. In the foreground are travelers, donkeys, camels and oxen. The original source is primarily Matteo Pagono's view of the city in 1549, which also inspired the Braun and Hogenberg view. An identification key appears at upper left. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Town Views - Africa , Egypt

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