Blueprint for the fortification of Cape of Good Hope
The original title according to the catalogue Leupe (NA) is: Concept van 't Plaan de Caap de Goede Hoop (te versterken).
Inscription of the drawing which has been attached underneath reads: Profil van de batterij van 24 stucken Cannon als ook van de Ronduijt.
Notes on reverse illegible, restored with linen.
Planning map of the construction of different fortifications. Shown are a small fort made from earth and a brick layered rampart to consolidate the existing fortifications on the pier of Table Bay.
Attached is a drawing with the key: A-K; A-G; there is no mention of a scale.
Measurements of the profile, according to Leupe: 31 x 39 cm
Ascribed by Leupe to Pieter Noordt.
Terms mentioned on this map: ronduit, bolwerk, batterij.
Topographical name mentioned on this map: Tafelbaaij.
70 [Rhenish] rods = 35 stripes; converted scale [1:7532]/50 [Rhenish] feet =58 stripes; converted scale 1:270.Please contact Nationaal Archief for reuse and copyrights.