Braun & Hogenberg
The City of Arras
Beautiful birds eye view French city of Arras.
(Atrebatum - Latin). There is a latin text on
the back about the city.
Arras is the capital of the Pas de Calais province
in Northern France. For centuries it was disputed
territory between the Dutch and French
Published by George Braun (1541-1622) and Frans
From Civitates Orbis Terrarum
Braun & Hogenberg Maps
Condition: Lightly browned and spotted. with
some soiling particularly at the edges.
Someone has written in in old script on the
"Quand les souris mangeront les Chats,
les Francais prendrent Arras"
"When the mice eat the cats, the French
will take Arras..."