Visscher: Crete with the Naval battle of 1656
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Greece - Crete - Iraklio - Naval battle 1656
Title: „Candia – Insula Candia olim Creta. N. Visscher exc.“
Very decorative map depicting Crete with a view of the capital city Iraklio. In the foreground of Iraklio the raging naval battle which ended with the glorious victory over the Turkish fleets in 1656.
Cartographer, Engraver & Publisher: Nicolaes Visscher (1618-1679), Amsterdam 1680, verso: without text.
Print size: 40, 5 cm x 50, 1 cm
Beautiful copper engraving with original colouring, wide margins, excellent condition.