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Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Title: Wiismaria [Wismar].
Published in: Cologne, 1598
   
Size: 15.0 x 20.1 inches.
38.0 x 51.0 cm.
Colouring:

Coloured.
Condition: In good condition, some general age toning and discolouration to the centerfold. Latin text to verso.
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Wismar is here shown in a cavalier perspective. The former Hanseatic city on the Baltic rises on the far side of Wismar Bay beyond a broad reach of land.
The impressive sight of the city, which from 1257 until 1358 served as the residence of the princes of Mecklenburg, is heightened by the costumed figures in the foreground, illustrating local burgher costume. The local quarters and parcels of land making up Wismar's Old Town in its heyday in the 14th century have remained unchanged right up to the present.
The six surviving brick churches in particular convey a sense of Wismar's wealth, even if its population in 1632 was only 3,000. Noteworthy are the late Gothic church of St Nicholas on the left, the impressive Gothic church of St Mary in the center, directly beside which is the former hospice church of the Holy Spirit and lastly St George's church.

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Reference: Van der Krogt 4, 4892, Taschen B &H p.393



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