France Fortifications, BastionTrompette by de Fer 1705
Title: Plan Du Chasteau Trompette
Description: Castle Trompette Bordeaux France, antique plan with annotations. The map is copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
(The Museum of Paris keeps a model of the Chateau Trompette as it was remodeled under the direction of Vauban.)
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.
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Size: Sheet app.: 37 x 25 cm. 14.5 x 9.75 inches. Image app.: 23.5 x 18 cm. 9.25 x 7.25 inches Condition: View very good, light marginal spot.