Discover the antique battle plan of Ratzeburg, Germany, during the Danish North German (Hannover) war. Immerse yourself in the strategic details and hand-colored beauty of this historic map. Perfect for collectors and map enthusiasts.
(Ratzebourg) Ratzeburg Antique battle plan de Fer 1696
Title: Ratzebourg ville d'Allemagne du cercle de la Basse Saxe et du duché de Lauvenbourg - Antique Battle Plan by de Fer 1696
Description:Explore the antique battle plan of Ratzeburg, Germany, during the Danish North German (Hannover) war. This hand-colored copperplate engraving showcases the strategic layout of the city. Created by cartographer Nicholas de Fer and engraved by Harmanus van Loon.
Origin: Atlas Les forces de l'Europe, ou, Description des principales villes; avec leurs fortifications ... (1695-1696)
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.
Hand colored Fortified town and city plans of Europe.
Size: Sheet app.: 32 x 23 cm. 12.5 x 9 inches. Image app.: 24 x 18 cm. 9.5 x 7 inches. Contition: Fine map in good condition, page notes at border.