This is an attractive bird's eye view of Stade, Lower Saxony, Germany, just to the west of Hamburg. The city walls are prominent, and clear view of the town and nearby fields is offered. There many ships shown on the nearby Elbe River. From the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', compiled by George Braun.
1588 Braun and Hogenberg View of State, Germany
Map Maker Specifics
Braun and Hogenberg, 1588, Koln
15.4 x 20 in. plus margins
Good overall. Nice imprint and old coloring. Some toning. Trimmed to the margin and mounted on board for easy framing. A small chip in upper left corner.