"St. Omer Ville forte des Pais bas dans le Comte d'Artois…", Fer, Nicolas de
Period: 1696 (circa)
Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…
Color: Hand Color
10.8 x 7.8 inches
27.4 x 19.8 cm
Charming plan of the fortifications at St. Omer in the marshes of Artois. This was one of the fortresses built by Vauban for the French king, Louis XIV. These were designed to ensure that France's north-east border lands could never be recaptured.
References: Pollak #21.