Finely engraved view of Cracow, by Pierre-Alexandre Aveline, locating thirty-one points of interest in and around the city.
This town view is highly decorative and rather rare. The view includes inhabitants in the foreground, with the city visible beyond the Vistula River.
Important buildings, churches, towers, and remarkable places are listed in an extensive table at the bottom.
Pierre Aveline was one of the foremost viewmakers of the 18th century.. He worked as an engraver, publisher, and printseller. He specialized in topographical views, plans, and other geographical representations. He engraved and published various views of Paris and a series of European and foreign capitals and cities.