"Le Fort Louis du Rhein", Fer, Nicolas de
Period: 1695 (circa)
Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe…
Color: Hand Color
10.7 x 8.1 inches
27.2 x 20.6 cm
This plan illustrates the classic Vauban-style fortification built on an island and the banks of the Rhine River. Nicolas de Fer held the title of Geographer at Louis XIV's court. He was one of the most prolific publishers of plans of European cities in the late seventeenth century.
References: Pollak #21.
Manuscript page number in upper right margin.