1572 Cairus Quae Olim Babylon Aegypt Maxima Urbs
By: Braun / Hogenberg
Date: 1572 (circa)
Dimensions: 19 x 13 inches (48.25 x 33 cm)
This decorative view of the city of Cairo is one of the only non-European city views from the important town book of the 16th century "Civitatus Orbis Terrarum" by Georg Braun and Fans Hogenberg. The view presented displays elaborate detail throughout which include fortified walls labeled places numerous cavalry and costumed figures.
Condition: Map is in B+ condition with old color and a few minor repairs.
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