BG-12835-6

Antique Print of Baltiysk by Merian (1652)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Original folding line, some wear. Small defect in left margin, blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1652
  • Overall size: 36 x 28.5 cm.
  • Image size: 33.5 x 24.5 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Pillau'. View of Baltiysk, known by its German name Pillau. A seaport town and the administrative center of Baltiysky District in Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia, located on the northern part of the Vistula Spit, on the shore of the Strait of Baltiysk separating the Vistula Lagoon from Gdańsk Bay. This print originates from 'Topographia Electorat[us] Brandenburgici et Ducatus Pomeraniae' by M. Merian. 

Artists and Engravers: Matthäus Merian, engraver, etcher, and book dealer, the leading German illustrator of the 17th century.