The chorographer of Lisbone, Gérard Jollain, directsthe viewer into observing the city of Lisbon from a northwestern viewpoint. Heelevates the viewer above the Tagus River, which presents the viewer with adirect line of sight to the city and its mountainous surroundings. Jollain, aFrenchman, published his depiction of the city of Lisbon in Paris, France inthe mid-seventeenth century.Accompanying his depiction, he labels a couple notable buildings and places,such as the Chateau Royal, as well as writes a brief description of the city inboth Latin and French languages.
 “Scarce 17th Century Prospect of Lisbon.”Altea Gallery. Altea Antique Maps and Charts, n.d.