Price: € 33,50

Subject: Plate : 'Gallbrie von Gondo, Simplon-Strasse'. This plate shows the Simplon pass, it is a high mountain pass between the Pennine Alps and the Lepontine Alps in Switzerland. It connects Brig in the canton of Valais with Domodossola in Piedmont (Italy). The pass itself and the villages on each side of it, such as Gondo, are in Switzerland. The Simplon Tunnel was built beneath the vicinity of the pass in the early 20th century to carry rail traffic between the two countries.
Condition: Good; General age related toning as visible on scan. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Engraving on a vellin type paper. Rear blank. Print originates from book / atlas. 100% authentic.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 18 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 10 x 17.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 7.1 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 3.9 x 6.9 inch.
Part Number: 24886
Location: C35-40
Description: This original old antique print is taken from 'Meyer's Universum', published in Germany ca. 1850.

Artists and Engravers: Joseph Meyer (1796 - 1856) was a German industrialist and publisher, most noted for his encyclopedia, Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. He also published the world in pictures on steel engravings 'Meyers Universum', 1833–61, 17 volumes in 12 languages with 80,000 subscribers all over Europe.