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Le Rouge Georges Louis ( 1707 - 1790 ) Paris
Theatre de la Guerre en Portugal.
Artist: Le Rouge Georges Louis ( - 1790 ) Paris; issued in: Paris; date: ca 1762 ( Georges Louis Le Rouge (ca 1707 -1790) He was established as a publisher compiler and editor of maps in Paris He later became the Ingenieur Geographe de Roi Le Rouge is particularly known for such atlas works as the Atlas Nouveau of 1746 and the Atlas Nouveau Portatif or the Introduction A La Geographie of 1756 French publications of some merit ). technic: Copper print; colorit: original colored; - condition: Perfect condition; size (in cm) 70 x 48,5 cm; Map shows the whole of Portugal, a title cartouche and a partial map with the area around Cádiz.Portugal is the oldest state on the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times. The pre-Celtic people, Celts, Carthaginians and Romans were followed by the invasions of the Visigoths and Suebi Germanic peoples. In the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal established the first global empire, becoming one of the world's major economic, political and military powers. During this period, today referred to as the Age of Discovery, Portuguese explorers pioneered maritime exploration, notably under royal patronage of Prince Henry the Navigator and King John II, with such notable voyages as Bartolomeu Dias' sailing beyond the Cape of Good Hope (1488), Vasco da Gama's discovery of the sea route to India (1497?98) and the European discovery of Brazil (1500). During this time Portugal monopolized the spice trade, divided the world into hemispheres of dominion … [Click Below for Full Description]
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