Genua: Merian 1650

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  • Title: Genua
  • Author: Matthäus Merian
  • Date: 1650
  • Medium: Copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Very Good Plus - age toning, issued center fold, light foxing
  • Inches: 15 1/2 x 8 1/4 [Platemark]
  • Centimeters: 39.37 x 20.96 [Platemark]
  • Product ID: 2085

Map of Genoa on the northwest coast of Italy depicting ships sailing into the city harbor. Includes numbered legend along bottom margin indicating various buildings and structures in the city such as its lighthouse, arsenal, bridges, churches, palaces, monasteries, and fortifications. An artistic rendering of a compass rose in the lower righthand corner orients the viewer.