Belgio, Antwerpen; F. Strada / J. Luffman - Palatio vulgo Steccata, pontis Antverpiani pars. / The Citadel of Antwerp. & Fort Lillo. - 1678 en 1801

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Belgio, Antwerpen; F. Strada / J. Luffman - Palatio vulgo Steccata, pontis Antverpiani pars. / The Citadel of Antwerp. & Fort Lillo. - 1678 en 1801
Tre fortificazioni intorno ad Anversa

- 'Palatio vulgo Steccata, pontis Antverpiani pars.'
The pontoon bridge was placed in the Scheldt during the siege of Antwerp in 1585. The construction of the bridge's foundation. On the bottom is a legend A-R in Latin.
Published in 'Romani e Societate Iesv De bello Belgico. Romae' by Famiani Strada, published by Johannes Beyer in Frankfurt in 1678.
Dimensions: map approx. 17 x 19 cm (excluding text) - page approx. 21.5 x 21 cm.
Condition: very good. Powerful print. Old hand-colouring. Vertical fold as published. Page is slightly discoloured (brown) due to time. See photos.

- 'Fort Lillo.'
Until the 19th century, Fort Lillo played an important role in controlling shipping traffic to and from Antwerp. The village was annexed by the city of Antwerp in 1958. Except for Fort Lillo, the village of Lillo has completely disappeared.

- 'The Citadel of Antwerp.'
Also known as the ‘Zuidkasteel’ and the ‘Zuiderkasteel’, was a citadel and coercion castle in Antwerp, located in the current district of ‘Het Zuid’ (The South). The citadel was built between 1567 and 1572.
In 1881, the citadel was demolished.

Both forts were part of the defence of Antwerp. Engraved by John Luffman. Nice old colouring done by hand. Verso is not printed. Underneath the frame is the address of the publisher. Appeared in 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World' by John Luffman, published in London in 1801.
Dimensions: plans 15 x 12 cm - pages 27.8 x 21.3 cm.
Condition: very good. Powerful print.

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Dettagli lotto
Oggetto
fortificazioni
Paese (luogo geografico attuale)
Belgio
Specificazione geografica
Antwerpen
Creatore mappa / Editore
F. Strada / J. Luffman
Titolo mappa / libro
Palatio vulgo Steccata, pontis Antverpiani pars. / The Citadel of Antwerp. & Fort Lillo.
Periodo
1678 en 1801
Condizioni
Eccellenti condizioni
Tecnica
Incisione in rame
Informazioni supplementari
Tre fortificazioni intorno ad Anversa
Dimensioni dell’immagine più grande
154×121 mm
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