Antwerp Belgium Low Countries c. 1745 Basire large engraved city planBrian DiMambro
Antwerp: A Strong, Large, and Beautiful City on Ye River Scheld, in the Dutchy of Brabant, Subject to Ye Queen of Hungary.
(Old Maps, 18th Century Maps, Europe, Belgium, Brabant, Antwerp, River Scheld, Military Fortifications, Star Fort, City Plan).
Issued c. 1745 London by Tindall. Engraved by J. Basire.
Large detailed mid 18th century engraved city plan. Key across the bottom identifies seven specific features on the map while many more are simply named within the plan.
Nice looking example, pleasing age patina, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Original fold lines as issued.
Sheet measures c. 16 1/2" H x 21" W.
Engraved area measures c. 15" H x 19" W.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers, vol. 1.