Oxonivm, nobile Angliae oppidum, Septentrionalem Tamesis ripam elegantissimo atque salubri situ illustrat : Vindesorivm : celeberrimum Anglie castrum locus amoeniimus: aedi ficia magnifica: Artificiosa Regum sepulchra: Et illustris Garetterioru equitum Societas memorabile reddunt Hoefnagel, Joris, 1542-1601
Elaborate hand coloured print illustration of two medieval scenes, town plans. Both illustrations feature settlements in the countryside. The first features a town settlement nestled in the green countryside, with two men at discussion in the foreground (17 x 48 cm). The second illustration (17 x 48 cm) features a fortress-like settlement, with a group of people walking in the foreground. The top view shows the town of Oxford from a nearby hill. The lower view is a ground-level image of Windsor Castle.
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