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Prague 1606

The City of Prague Museum – House at the Golden Ring ( Dům U Zlatého prstenu), Týnská 6, Praha 1 - Staré Město, 110 00


permanent exhibition

In 1606, the prominent graphic artist and publisher, Aegidius Sadeler, portrayed the capital of the Kingdom of Bohemia. Philip van den Bossche turned it into a drawing after which Johann Wechter produced a copperplate.

In 2019, we introduce a nine-metre animation that provides a view of life in Prague during the rule of Rudolf II. A new Sadeler Prospect is the outcome of joint efforts of historians and modern technology specialists – it is an image of the city swarming with people with joys and worries, an image of Prague of the Rudolfine era

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Information source: Muzeum hlavního města Prahy