"Bruselles, Ville Considerable des Pais Bas Capitale du Duche de Brabant…", Fer, Nicolas de
Period: 1705 (published)
Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…
Color: Hand Color
11.7 x 7.5 inches
29.7 x 19.1 cm
Superb bird's-eye plan of Bruselles shows its fortifications and surrounding countryside, canals and roads during a siege. It was published at a time when England declared war on France after the death of the King of Spain, Charles II, to stop the union of France and Spain.
References: Pollak #21, p. 40.