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The Great City of Lisbon

This panoramic view of Lisbon in 1619 is from the collection of cityscapes and broadsheets that once belonged to the Swedish statesman Count Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie (1622-86). ‏The coat of arms of Portugal is in the upper-left corner; the coat of arms of Lisbon on the right. At the bottom of the engraving is a written description of the city, printed in 16 columns, in French and in Latin.

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Type: illustration
Date: 1619
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Continent: Europe
Keywords: city