"Beaumont, en hainaut", Guicciardini, Giovanni Baptista
Period: 1572 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
6.4 x 4.7 inches
16.3 x 11.9 cm
Bird's-eye plan of Beaumont south of Charleroi, near Walcourt. Walls and a moat protect the city. In 1825 Napoleon Bonaparte used the town as his base before the Battle of Waterloo. Title in strapwork cartouche.
Two old repairs in bottom in blank margins, one touching neatline.