Bad Breisig Old town map Brijsich Germany Merian 1654
Old copper map of the fortified town Breisig, until 1794 a joined possession of the Essen Convent and the Dukes of Jülich.
Map maker Matthäus Merian der Altere, in 1623 Merian took over the publishing house. In 1626 he became a citizen of Frankfurt and could henceforth work as an independent publisher. He spent most of his working life in Frankfurt. After his death, his sons Matthäus Jr. and Caspar took over the publishing house. They continued publishing the Topographia Germaniae and the Theatrum Europaeum under the name Merian Erben (i.e. Merian Heirs).
Map is Guaranteed authentic. A Certificate of Authenticity will be on request forwarded for each individual map or print. Size:Sheet app.: 20 x 18 cm. 7.75 x 7 inches.Image app.: 17 x 15.5 cm. 6.75 x 6 inches.Condition: View overall very good..