"[Lot of 2] Profil de la Forteresse de Mongast... [and] Plan de la Forteresse de Mongast…", Fer, Nicolas de
Period: 1705 (dated)
Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…
Color: Hand Color
9.5 x 8 inches
24.1 x 20.3 cm
Pair of fine views present the impressive hilltop castle of Mukacheve, then an important stronghold of the Hungarian Empire. The castle is surrounded by a moat with the inner bank protected by the high wooden fence or palanok. It is sometimes now referred to as Palanok castle.
References: Pollak #21, p. 40.