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- Published: Cologne
- Published date: 1617
- Type: Antique Map, map
- Technique: Copper engraving / later handcolor
- Issue date: 1617
- Category: Canterbury
- Size: 295 by 435mm (11½ by 17¼ inches).
- Stock number: 17476
- Condition: In excellent condition, on the full sheet as published. Latin text edition verso.
Original copper-engraving, handcolored in wash, published 1617 in the townbook 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum' by Braun and Hogenberg. The entire series of the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum' comprised six volumes and was published and printed from 1572 towards 1619. Decorative bird's eye view of Canterbury in the England. The city is shown decorative with its walls. the castle, churches, markets and important buildings are shown. The city views by Braun & Hogenberg are one of the earliest obtainable printed old city views. The map is ornated with three coats of arms in the corners.
Cantuaria urbs fertlissimae Angliae celebris; Archiepiscopati sede, commendata.