City Views, Italy, Rome, Ostia
"Ostia". Areal view of Rome's mighty antique harbor.
Lower left: Cartouche with explanatory text
Lower right: Gold coins showing portrait of Emperor Claudius, port of Ostia areal view.
On the reverse side is article in Latin about Ostia.
Splendid copper engraving with very attractive original hand coloring. Margins with traces of age and use.
Published in "Civitates Orbis Terrarum". Vol IV. Page 53. Latin edition.
By Georg Braun (1542-1622) and Frans Hogenberg (1536-1588)
Original antique print
Fine image. Some creases parallet to centerfold. Centerfld has been flattened.
Minor signs of age and use in margins..
29,5 x 49,5 cm (ca. 11.6 x 19.5")