"Vue et Description du Cap de Bonne Esperance", Chatelain, Henry Abraham
Subject: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Period: 1720 (circa)
Publication: Atlas Historique…
Color: Hand Color
8.4 x 14.1 inches
21.3 x 35.8 cm
This sheet includes two views of the Cape of Good Hope. At top is the Cape and harbor, with Dutch ships in the foreground and Table Mountain in the background. At bottom is a view of the Dutch Fort at the Cape depicted at night. The views are surrounded by French text describing the Cape of Good Hope.
A crisp impression on paper with a Strasbourg bend and lily watermark, with minor foxing confined to the blank margins.