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Catalog Number 2014.17.85
Object Name Map
Description "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.
Title Ichnographica Urbis Wratislaviensis Delineatio…
Date 1752
Role of Creator Publisher
Creator Homann Heirs
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique copperplate engraving
Dimensions H-22.5 W-26 inches
Credit line Gift of Jeffery M. Leving, Founder, Fathers’ Rights
Subjects Poland
Breslau
Oder River