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Prague 1606 / Multimedia view of Prague during the Rule of Rudolf II

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

  • Permanent exhibition


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