The Heidelberg castle in the Thesaurus Pictuarum

The Heidelberg castle in the Thesaurus Pictuarum

Description

The Heidelberg castle as it appears in the Thesaurus Pictuarum, 16th century.

From a manuscript of the Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Darmstadt, Hs 1971 "Thesaurus picturarum", vol. 4, fol. 5r.

Source Desc

Immanuel Giel

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Public domain to Australia, the European Union and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 70 years.

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