Turkish Scene

Name of map     : Turkish Scene;

Cartographer    : Schedel, 1493

                  from Liber Chronicarum, Hartmann-Schedel

                  Woodcuts by Wilhelm Pleydenwurff & Michael

                  Wohlgemut. Published in Nurnberg by Anton Koberger.

                  Wohlgemut is regarded as the most important wood

                  engraver of the 15th century, who tutored Albrecht


Stock number    : 3065

Page signature  : cut off

Area displayed  : landscape in Turkey (Von den Türcken), birdís eye view;

Size of woodcut :  85 x 145 mm;

Paper size      : 245 x 177 mm;

Above city view some 12 lines of German text in two columns, below view another 12 lines.

Paper thickness and quality: heavy and strong;

Paper   color   : white and fresh;

Age of map color: uncoloured;


     margins    : none;

     woodcut area : none;

     verso      : 1 woodcut scene showing Macedonia;

Overall quality :perfect/EXCELLENT/very good/good/fair/mediocre/poor

Price           : Ä   100

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