City Views, Turkey, Constantinople, Istanbul
Constantinopolitanae Urbis Effigies Vivum Express In the decorative title ribbon: "Constantinopolis" General view of Istambul.
Copper etching by Justus Danckerts. Below image description in latin, dutch and french. Hand colored definately not recently, but probably not at time of printing. Lower right corner has identifyer of famous buildings in the city in dutch language. Amsterdam, ca. 1690
Marvellous and very, very rare general view of the city of Istambul (formerly Constantinople) of which the French text says: this grandiose city is among cities the most marvellous...
Margins have been professionally widened (practically invisible). Otherwise in superb condition.
39.4 x 49.9 cm (15.5 x 19.6") including text.
EFFECTS OF THE CITY OF CONSTANTINOPLE EXPRESSED TO LIFE.
Menia, who was once the first of mine to build a lofty Maximus, the Prince of the world, was like a city. The Divine femen in the fields is severe for me. That which worshiped the worship grew. and prevailed But the fates favorable to the men at last the more capital enemy, the Infidels, drove them back in the dark night.
e am the daughter of the Great Constanta: And full susterling of the ancient Romen My eye light was certyts, cen Griesse Zonnefchyn Maer Mahomet hath my my magdem so enttake That of my cerste glani, the nem only astayed Jeh werd with Christian bleeds to Sultans Keyserinne Opt murder altar, gehalls des ich perpetually tremble. Wyd ich den Alcorn, as God sal
This great city of cities the marvel Whose glory and name spread over all holly. Presents itself at the end admirable in your eyes After a long time astonished offers. The Father of error envelops him and encloses him Inside Lepake night with a black blindness Mas that the Puffing All can make in a moment Sons to Abraham of these souls of stone.
4 Pickeur plaats
e en un moment
Tooren der gevangenen in pera
De Kerck van Sultan Bajaceth
De Kerck van Soliman
De Kercke van Sultan Mahometh Soon des Keyfers Solyman
10 De Waeter lydinghe oft water konft
Denninghe vande Turckfe Keyfers Wyven
12 Her Cafteel van havens tooren
De Kerck Mahometh Bafcha
44 De Kerck Sultan Mahomet
45 De Kerk Sultan Selim
Turcks Keyfers Elephan
20 Een opgeerde Bomgaert mit Cypres bocnica
21 Her eynde des Stades ende Cafeels van Conftantys
23 SVeneranda Kerck
24 SPalatini Kerck 25 S Lacobs Kerck
26 De Hooghe School
27 Het buys van jbrahim balla
23 Tooren der gevangenen
2.9 Oude Caftel vaer de Turchfe vrouwen zyn
Justus Danckerts Excudit.