Very rare separately issued plan if the siege of Vienna in 1683. This is the first map of the Viennese engineer Leander Anguissola. The plan was created in 1686 in cooperation with military engineer Bartholemeo Camuccio. The engraving was executed by Domenico Rossetti.
The plan shows the fortifications of Vienna, and their immediate surroundings with the Turkish camps. The remarkable points are designated by numbers. The lower part with title, key and description was printed in letter press in French language on a separate sheet and joint with the engraving plan.
|Title||Vienna à Turcis obsessa / & Deo Dante / A Christianis eliberata / Desription tres exacte de Vienne en Austriche|
|Publisher, Year||Domenico Rossetti, Venice, 1686|
|Plate Size||40.5 x 42.3 cm (15.9 x 16.7 inches)|
|Sheet Size||67.0 x 53.2 cm (26.4 x 20.9 inches)|
|Reference||Kábdebo, H.: Bibliographie zur Geschichte der beiden Türkenbelagerungen Wien's 1529 und 1683, No. 318|
Leander Anguissola was an engineer, cartographer and lieutenant colonel in the Austrian military. He was active in Vienna as an engineer and lived partly in the Ofen and Prague. He was co-founder and director of the Vienna Military Engineering Academy of 1717. His cartographic work consists of several plans of the City of Vienna.
1686: A map of the Siege of Vienna in 1683 together with Bartolomeo Camuccio: Vienna ci turcis obsessa & deo dante a christianis eliberata
1688: A plan of the adjustment of the Danube river from Höflein to Vienna
1704/5: A map of Vienna with its suburb and the outer fortification together with Jakob Marinoni: Accuratissima Viennae Austriae Ichnographica Delineatio
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