1655 Vintage Map of Paris

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Wie Solche Ao. 1620 im Wessen Gestanden

By: Matthaus and Caspar Merian

Original Date: 1655

Size of Original: 13 x 17.5 inches  (35 x 47 cm)

This is a fine print reproduction of a marvelous bird's eye view of Paris that provides a clear image of the city and its immediate environs as of 1620. The map is oriented east with the Seine shown running close to the center, highlighting Ile de la Cite and its architectural edifices. The city's defensive walls replete with a moat are clearly rendered.This attractive and colorful hand colored map is embellished by two coats of arms on the horizon, and well dressed figures in the lower left quadrant. 

Inventory #81028

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About Our Reproductions
- The product listed is a high resolution, printed reproduction of the original map. 
- The prints are of giclée quality. They are made using a twelve ink, color printer on  acid-free, archival paper. Colors are guaranteed to last without fading for over 100 years. 
Sizing Information
- The available size options are aimed to fit standard size frames. This will not apply for all maps and sizing options.
- The dimensions give are approximate and may vary by up to .5 inches.
- All of our maps will include an extra margin of 1 - 2 inches for matting purposes.
- We do not alter the ratio of H x W dimensions of the map as that would diminish the integrity of our reproduction's resemblance of the original work
Paper Information & Optional Upgrade
- Our paper is referred to as a Premium Archival Matte (230 gsm). This heavyweight paper is smooth to the touch, neutral-white, acid-free for a longer print life and features an instant-dry coating that resists fingerprints and smudging.