Antique Print-PASHA-ORSAVA-RUMANIA-TURKEY-Meyer-1840

Price: € 23,50

Subject: Plate : 'Die Residenz des Turkischen Pascha's zu Orsova.' (The residence of the Turkish Pasha in Orsova, Rumania).
Condition: Good. General age related toning and minimal staining and/or soiling.
Medium: Engraving on vellin type of paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 26.5 x 18.5 cm. The image size is ca. 15 x 12 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 10.4 x 7.3 inch. The image size is ca. 5.9 x 4.7 inch.
Part Number: 29423
Location: C21-19
Description: This antique engraving originates from: 'Meyer's Universum', published and printed by the 'Bibliographical Institute' seated in Hildburghausen, Germany ca 1840. This work consists out of several parts/books describing important views of nature and art in all parts of the world.

Artists and Engravers: The publisher of this work is Carl Joseph Meyer (1796-1856). He was a German entrepreneur and publisher. He was very succesful with his publishing firm 'Bibliographisches Institut', which he started in his hometown Gotha in 1826. He published bibles, literature and geographis atlasses. He was very succes with 'Meyers Universum', a picture atlas of the world with steel engravings, published between 1833 and 1861 in 17 volumes and 12 languages. He also started the famous 'Meyers Konversations-Lexikon'.