Charlemont France Fortress Charle – Mont De Fer 1695
Title: CHARLE –MONT. Description: Antique plan of Fort of Charlemont (meaning Mount Charles ) French near the Belgian border on the river Meuse.
The map is copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
Cartographer: Nicholas de Fer (1646 – 1720)
Engraver: Harmanus van Loon.
Nicolas De Fer was the official geographer to the French king and a successful publisher. The son of cartographer Antoine de Fer. Nicholas was established as an engraver, cartographer and map publisher in Paris. Nicolas began his career with an apprenticeship to the engraver Louis Spirinx in Paris. After his death in 1720 De Fer’s property was divided between his sons-in-law Guillaume Danet, François Bénard and Rémi Richer.
Fortified town and city plans of Europe.
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Size: Sheet app.: 36 x 28 cm. 14.25 x 11 inches. Image app.: 32 x 19 cm. 12.5 x 7.5 inches. Condition: View overall very good, wrinkled at lower marginal center fold.