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View of the forts of Oranje and Nassau

View of the forts of Oranje and Nassau
 
 

View of the forts of Oranje and Nassau
Het Fort Oranje en Nassou opt Eiland Goeree.
Dr Olfert Dapper (1636-1689) published a large number of books after 1663. He wrote a history of the city of Amsterdam and furnished the first Dutch translation of Herodotus. But he is known particularly for his many descriptions of foreign lands which he compiled from various sources, without ever seeing the countries he wrote about for himself. This plate is taken from a description of Africa.

creator Meurs, Jacob van

(publisher)

Meurs, Jacob van

(engraver / etcher)

period

ca. 1668

material

paper

category print
technique

engraving

inscriptiion

Het Fort Oranje en Nassou opt Eiland Goeree Meurs, Jacob van

dimension

29 x 37 cm

number

185 B 11 deel II, na p. 90, 1

owner Koninklijke Bibliotheek
location(s) Goeree Island
fortification(s) Orange, fort (Goree) Nassau, fort (Goree)

survey / view   fortification   ship / vessel   banderole / cartouche / ornamentation   building   house  

Literature

  • Dapper, Olfert, Naukeurige beschrijvinge der Afrikaensche Eylanden: als Madagaskar, of Sant Laurens, Sant Thomee, d'eilanden van Kanarien, Kaep de Verd, Malta, en andere: vertoont in de Benamingen, gelegentheit, Steden, Revieren, Gewassen, Dieren, Zeeden, Drachten, Talen, Rijkdommen, Godsdiensten en Heerschappyen. (Amsterdam, 1668)
  • Jones, Adam, Decompiling Dapper: A preliminary search for evidence (1990)