"Ichnographica Urbis Wratislaviensis Delineatio...," Nuremberg, 1752, hand-colored engraving, map by Homann Heirs
A stunning bird's-eye view of Wroclaw (Breslau) on the Oder River in southwestern Poland. The city streets, buildings, fortifications, and surrounding countryside are depicted in great detail. A numbered key appears both below the map and at left inside a scroll, identifying important buildings and sites. A color-coded key designates the various parishes in the area. The city's coat of arms appears below the map.