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Antique map-SEA CHART-NETHERLANDS-NORTH SEA-FLANDERS-Depot de la Marine-1817
1817. Engraving, hand coloured on laid paper. on paper. Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 65.7 x 94.7 cm. The image size is ca. 62.3 x 90.7 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 25.9 x 37.3 inch. The image size is ca. 24.5 x 35.7 inch.Antique map, titled: ''Carte Reduite des Cotes de Pays-Bas (depuis Ostende jusqu''a Hellevoetsluis) […].'' - Coastal chart of the Netherlands and Belgium, from Ostend to Hellevoetsluis. This area includes Brughes, Sluis, Vlissingen (Flushings) and Middelburg. Very detailed depth soundings along the coast. This map is the left part of a a 2 map set covering all of the Province of Zeeland. Published by the Depot de la Marine, 1817. These type of charts are scarse as they were actually used at sea for navigation.Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after 'Charles-Francois Beautemps-Beaupre for the Depot de la Marine'. Depot des Cartes et Plans de la Marine (1720 - present), often called the Depot de Marine, was a French hydrographic mapping organization founded in 1720. Much like the U.S. Coast Survey, the British Admiralty, and the Spanish Deposito Hydrografico, the Depot was initiated as a storehouse and distribution center of existing nautical and marine charts. Eventually the Depot initiated its on mapping activities in an attempt to improve and expand upon existing material. Some of the well known hydrograhers / cartographers in the development of Depot were Jacques Nicholas Bellin and Rigobert Bonne.Condition: Good, given age. Loosely attached to (modern cardstock) carrier, will ship w/o carrier. Original middle fold … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Pictura Prints, Art & Books [Overasselt, Netherlands]
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