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Germany Old Prints, Wunstorf Hannover by Merian 1659
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Germany Old Prints, Wunstorf Hannover by Merian 1659



Wunstorf Hannover Germany.

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Wunstorf Hannover Antique old print Germany Merian 1659

Title: Wunsdorf.
(Wunstorf is a town in the district of Hanover Germany.)

Engraved by Casper Merian.

Description: Antique Panoramic view of Wunstorf Hannover Germany, the print shows the fortified city and the Civil and Religious buildings of the town.
17th century engraved print with hand coloring.

Origin: Topographia Germaniae Inferioris. daß ist Beschreibung und Abbildung der vornehmsten Stätten Vöstungen und Öhrter so wohl in Grund als in Prospect in den XVII niederländischen Provintien liegend. Published 1659.

Matthäus Merian der ältere
(Basel, 22 September 1593 - Bad Schwalbach, 19 June 1650)
Was a notable Swiss-born engraver who worked in Frankfurt for most of his career, where he also ran a publishing house.
In 1623 Merian took over the publishing house of his father-in-law after de Bry's death.
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.

16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.
We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints.
A Certificate of Authenticity ( COA ) will be supplied on request.

Sheet app.: 38 x 16 cm. 15 x 6.25 inches.
Image app.: 35 x 14 cm. 13.75 x 5.5 inches.
Condition: View overall very good, folds as published, shorter lower border.