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Africa Kongo Kingdom of Loango old print Dapper 1754

Africa Kongo Kingdom of Loango old print Dapper 1754

Africa Kongo Kingdom of Loango old print Dapper 1754

Africa Kongo Kingdom of Loango old print Dapper 1754. Title: Cité de Loango, Tirée de Dapper. Description: Loango Old print Africa in bird eye view of Africa's Kingdom during the 16th to 19th centuries in what is now the western part of the Republic of the Congo and Cabinda. 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.

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  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Type: County Map
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 – 21 March 1772)


Africa Kongo Kingdom of Loango old print Dapper 1754