"Newport a Strong Sea-Port Town in Flanders, restored to the Empire by ye Treaty of Utrecht", Basire, Isaac
Period: 1733 (circa)
Publication: Tindal's Continuation of Rapin's History of England
Color: Hand Color
18.6 x 14.5 inches
47.2 x 36.8 cm
Copper engraved plan and view of Newport depicting its fortifications and orderly layout of the city. Sailing ships line the docks on the river Haven. At top is a panoramic view of the city skyline showing churches and towers. The road to Brussels and Ostend is shown at lower left. Very graphic and strongly engraved.
Good impression with weak color on hand laid paper with watermark.