Original Antique Maps and Prints. Antique Map-ANCIENT WORLD-EUROPE-AFRICA-ARABIA-TOWER OF BABEL-Bachiene-1764. Artists and Engravers: Made by an anonymous engraver after'Willem Bachiene'. Author: Willem Albert Bachiene (Leerdam 1712 - Maastricht 1783). He was a Clergyman in the army and in Namen, Belgium and Kuilenburg (Culemborg).
From 1759 he was Clergyman in Maastricht and also Professor in Astronomy and Geography at the'Illustere School'. Subject: Antique map, titled:'De Xde Landkaart Vertonende De van Ouds Bekende Waereld. Map of the ancient world by W. This map shows the most of Europe, the Middle East, Arabia and northern Africa. At bottom there is a nice decoration showing the build of the Tower of Babel.
The inset shows the continent of Africa. Condition: Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 48.7 x 39.6 cm. The image size is ca.
41.8 x 33.7 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 19.2 x 15.6 inch. 16.5 x 13.3 inch. Medium: Engraving / etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
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The item "Antique Map-ANCIENT WORLD-EUROPE-AFRICA-ARABIA-TOWER OF BABEL-Bachiene-1764" is in sale since Saturday, August 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Asia Maps".The seller is "theprintscollectoruk" and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.