Original Antique Maps and Prints. Rare Antique Print-GOREE-GOEREE ISLAND-FORT NASSAU-SENEGAL-Van der Aa-1725. Description: This plate originates from the very scarse:'La galerie agreable du monde...Van der Aa, Leyden, c. This famous work was published in 66 parts and is the biggest print / map book ever published. Van der Aa incorporated plates by other publishers such as Blaeu, Visscher, de Wit, meurs, Halma, Mortier, Allard in this work and often added broad decorative borders. Probably the costliest and complete universal geographic work ever produced.
It is said that only 100 copies were printed. Ref: Koeman Aa9; Phillips 2780 note. This plate is a re-freshed and partially re-engraved and altered plate first published in'Naukeurige Beschrijvingen der Afrikaensche gewesten... , and'Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche eylanden..., by Olfert Dapper (1639 - 1689). The Galerie Agreable contains plates and maps by the best Dutch engravers: Luiken, Goeree, Mulder, Stoopendaal, Aldert Meijer, Romeyn de Hooghe, ao.'Fort Nassau van binnen met Oranje op't Eilant Goeree. Le dedans du Fort de Nassau dans l'Ile de Goeree en Nigritie. Fort Nassau from within and Fort Oranje on Goree Island. This plate shows the Dutch Forts Nassau and Oranje on the coast off the city of Dakar, Senegal.
Depicted are cannons, slodiers, ammunition etc. Goree is famous as a destination for people interested in the Atlantic slave trade but relatively few slaves were processed or transported from there.Extremely rare in this edition. Paper edge uncut and thus irregular and with occasional minimal tears. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. The image size is ca. 34 x 24.5 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 19.3 x 15 inch. 13.4 x 9.6 inch. Medium: Copperplate engraving on a verge type hand laid paper with watermark. ThePrintsCollector - LaurentiusOldMasterPrints Frans Laurentius Margo van Latum - van Dongen, Frank van Latum Located in Zeeland (Noord-Brabant) - The Netherlands.
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