An excellent Bird's-eye view of Syracuse, oriented to the west. A beautifully colored and preserved exemplar of Blaeu's superb and highly detailed bird's-eye view, reissued by Mortier. Shown are city streets, defenses, surrounding fields, the harbor and multiple ships, etc.
1724 Blaeu/Mortier Birds Eye View of Syracuse
Syracuse Antique en Sicilie
Map Maker Specifics
Blaeu / Mortier, 1724, the Hague
15.4 X 19.9 in. plus margins
Very Good. Sharp image, ncely colored. Very slight toning, issued centerfold. Mounted to a board for easy framing.