Bosporus Turkey Istanbul Strait 1670 Chetwin antique engraved birds-eye printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The Castles comainding y Bosphorus.
(Europe / Narrows in Turkey / The Strait of Istanbul)
Issued 1670, London for Chetwin.
Charming 17th century copper engraved birds-eye view print.
The image has a primitive feel, a style of engraving quite unique to this time in history.
Print paper and engraved area remains well preserved, overall remains appealing. Text on reverse as always for Chetwin views and maps.
Sheet measures c. 6 1/2"H x 7"W.
Printed area measures c. 4"H x 4 7/8"W.