Original antique copper print in hand coloring. Author: Olifert Dapper's description of the government in about 1640 is the only comprehensive one in existence for the seventeenth century. Cartographer: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 1772).
In 1721, at age 18, he was appointed hydrographer (chief cartographer) to the French Navy. In August 1741, he became the first Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine (the French Hydrographical Office) and was named Official Hydrographer of the French King. Bellin was born in Paris.
He was hydrographer of France's hydrographic office, member of the Académie de Marine and of the Royal Society of London. Over a 50-year career, he produced a large number of maps of particular interest to the Ministère de la Marine. Engraver: Jakob van der Schley aka Jakob van Schley (1715 Amsterdam 1779 Amsterdam) was a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. Origin: Jean François de La Harpe's Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages. 16th -17th -18th-19th Century maps & atlases & prints.We sell guaranteed Absolutely Original authentic Maps and Prints. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) will be supplied on request. 13.5 x 10 inches. 34.5 x 25.5 cm. 11.75 x 8.75 inches. Condition: Fine hand colored folded engraving in overall very good condition. For the complete Map and Print collection see our online site. MapandMaps Cartography of the World. Always real antique maps - Always original - Never reproductions. The item "Africa Kongo Kingdom of Loango old print Dapper 1754" is in sale since Thursday, November 12, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "mapandmaps" and is located in Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.