Welcome to the Mirror of the City Book Viewer.

This program allows you to explore four of the bound volumes of city views
in the exhibition, image by image.

To start, please select a book cover below. You can return to this home screen at any time.

Note: The books use Adobe Flash and perform best in the Google Chrome Browser


Selected City View pages from
Hartman Schedel, The Nuremberg Chronicle.
Nuremberg, 1493.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections,
Cornell University Library.
    Giovanni Battista Piranesi,
Views of Rome.
Rome, 1745-78.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections,
Cornell University Library.
         
Giuseppe Zocchi, 24 Selected Views of the chief districts, squares, churches, and palaces of the city of Florence.
Florence, 1754.
The Morgan Library and Museum, New York
  W. Birch & Son,
The city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania North America; as it appeared in the year 1800.

Philadelphia, 1800.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections,
Cornell University Library.


 This project was made possible by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.

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