Book Description

Plan of central Vienna 1826. Engraved by Orlitsek. On paper size 48 by 40 cm. Scale 80 klaften to the inch. No mapmaker identified but published in 1826 by Harterschen in Wien’s Geschichte or History of Vienna, Vienna. Uncoloured. From the street plan and features this would appear to be a contemporary map. Many streets and features inside the walled city are named. Outside the walls to the north east the theatre by the Jagerzeile, the Carmeliter Platz and surrounding streets beyond the Donau Canal are shown; in the north-west the Wahringer Gasse and neighbourhood; in the south west the Engineering Academy and in the south east beyond the Glacis and the River Wien more streets and buildings are shown, including a couple of magazines. An uncoloured key provides information on Schotten, Wimmer, Kartnuer and Stuben Viertel. One foxing or rust spot and occasional foxing to the edges but overall Good condition. Has been folded.
Author Orlitsek
Date 1826
Publisher Harterschen
Illustrator Orlitsek
Condition Good

Price: £40.00

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