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Auction 161, Lot 723

"Topographica Repraesentatio Barbarica Portus et Vrbis Munitae Oran una cum…", Homann Heirs

Subject: Oran, Algeria

Period: 1732 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

21.4 x 18.2 inches
54.4 x 46.2 cm

Very interesting chart of the city of Oran and the surrounding coastline on the Barbary coast. The top portion is a bird's eye view of the fort and city and at the bottom is a view as seen from the sea. There are numerous different types of ships and boats, including a battle scene. A lettered key identifies a number of locations on the chart and view.


Condition: B+

Full original color with light soiling and minor toning along the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $350 - $425


Closed on 2/8/2017