Paris and its suburbs . . .

including the University Circa 1635
by Matthäus Merian der Altere

Fascinating portrayal of Paris in the form of a birds-eye view. This most appealing engraving is almost unbelievably detailed. Note the bustling activity of small boats around the banks of the Seine and the labyrinth of tiny streets all  . . .

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. . . with the individual properties all painstakingly illustrated, each of which must have had their own stories to tell. The Bastille, The Royal Palace, the Notre Dame and numerous other places of note all feature. Representative of the finest work by Baselian engraver Matthäus Merian (the elder) who learnt his craft in Zurich. Such was the accuracy of this work that many later maps of Paris were based upon this piece.

  Old Paris Aerial View

University of Paris

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