Vaclovas Dargužas old prints’ collection

A Lithuanian public figure living in Switzerland, honorary doctor of Vilnius University Vaclovas Dargužas bequeathed his collection of maps and old prints to the Library. The collection consists of 41 prints from the 17th–19th century that feature historic Lithuania, present portraits of the nobility and scenes of towns of Western Europe.

Eminent engravers and lithographers: German – Philipp Kilian, Czech – Vaclav Hollar, French – Antoine Maurin.