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Plan of Prague / Plan von Prag

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Article ID EUT920
Artist Payne (1812-1902)
Albert Henry Payne (1812-1902) was an English engraver, painter, illustrator, and publisher. Payne came to Germany at a young age. From 1839 he worked as a steel engraver, painter and illustrator in Leipzig. In 1845 he founded the publishing house Englische Kunstanstalt with E. T. Brain, which he took over alone in 1846. It was one of the first printing companies to settle in the graphic quarter of Leipzig.
Title Plan of Prague / Plan von Prag
Year ca. 1840
Description Map shows a city map of Prague and the surroundings.
Prague has been a political, cultural and economic centre of central Europe complete with a rich history. Founded during the Romanesqueand flourishing by the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque eras, Prague was the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia and the main residence of several Holy Roman Emperors, most notably of Charles IV (1346–1378).It was an important city to the Habsburg Monarchy and its Austro-Hungarian Empire. The city played major roles in the Bohemian and Protestant Reformation, the Thirty Years' War and in 20th-century history as the capital of Czechoslovakia, during both World Wars and the post-war Communist era. During the thousand years of its existence, the city grew from a settlement stretching from Prague Castle in the north to the fort of Vyšehradin the south, becoming the capital of a modern European country, the Czech Republic.
Place of Publication Leipzig
Dimensions (cm)15 x 22 cm
ConditionVery good
Coloringcolored
TechniqueSteel engraving

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