"Amsterdam Ville Capitale du Comte de Hollande fameux Port de Mer sur le Zuider Zee…", Fer, Nicolas de
Subject: Netherlands, Amsterdam
Period: 1705 (dated)
Publication: Les Forces de l'Europe…
Color: Hand Color
10.5 x 7 inches
26.7 x 17.8 cm
This attractive plan portrays the fortifications of Amsterdam with two keys and a scene below featuring fisherman. 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, pp.40-43.