Charleroi Old fortification plan Belgium by de Fer 1696
Title: Charle - Roy.
Description: Charleroi old plan of the city with fortifications and cartouce with explanation.
The map is copperplate engraved with hand coloring.
Cartographer: Nicholas de Fer (1646 – 1720)
Engraver: Harmanus van Loon.
Origin: L'Atlas Curieux ou Monde Represente Dansdes Cartes Generales et Particulieres Du Ciel et de la Terre . . . Paris 1705.
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: Size app.: 37 x 24 cm. 14.5 x 9.5 inches. Image app.: 28 x 19 cm. 11 x 7.5 inches. Condition: Overall very good.