"The New Monumental Plan for Visitors to Antwerp [in] Antwerp Guide Brabo...",
Subject: Antwerp, Belgium
Period: 1930 (circa)
Color: Printed Color
26.2 x 19 inches
66.5 x 48.3 cm
This detailed plan of Antwerp is peppered with illustrations of the city's architectural landmarks. It is included in a 103-page English-language tourist's guide to the city. The plan divides the city into a grid of 160 numbered sections and includes great detail of the streets, fortifications, and waterways. The Scheldt River is full of watercraft. An inset at top left zooms in on a canal. Advertisements for various hotels appear above the map. Published by Alph. Stappaers. The guide is filled with black & white illustrations and plenty of information about the history, culture, and principal attractions of the "Queen of the Northern Cities." Soft paper covers.
The map is clean and bright, issued folding with short splits along the folds. Text is lightly toned, and the covers have minor shelf wear.