Smyrne, eertyts zeer beroemt door koophandel...
Copper engraving. 215 x 270mm, 8¼ x 10½". Stitch holes in left margin, stain in title..
A prospect of Izmir on the Ęgean coast of Turkey. Because Izmir was such an important trading port England set up a consulate in the city as early as 1621, with its own quay for its merchant ships to dock at. Plate to Schenk's 'Hecatompolis' (1702), which included one hundred profile views of cities throughout the world.
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