Description: This scarse original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Teatro della Guerra' by P. Coronelli, 1706.
Artists and Engravers: The author of this work is Vincenzo Maria (Padre) Coronelli (1650-1718): Father Corronelli was a Franciscan priest, who spend most of his life in Venice. He was a noted theologian and was appointed as Father General of his order in 1699. At that time he was already famous as a mathematician, cartographer and globe maker. He was very infuential, compiled and engraved over 500 maps. His most well known work is the 2-volume 'Atlante Veneto' but is is equally well known for his very large terrestrial and celestial globes. One, 15 feet in diameter he made for Louis XIV of France.
Antique print, titled: 'Harlingen' - (Plate 72). This plate shows a groundplan of the fortifications of the Dutch city of Harlingen.
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