CD-12366

Antique Print of Fortresses in Ouidah by Van der Schley (1748)

  • Condition: Good, given age. Vertical folds, as issued. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1748
  • Overall size: 36.5 x 25.5 cm.
  • Image size: 28 x 19 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Vue Sud Ouest de Williams Fort ou de Fort Guillaume a Juida - Zuidwest-gezigt van de Engelse sterkte, Williams-Fort, te Whida of Juida'. Decorative panoramic view of Fort Williams and Fort William Juida (Ouidah, Whydah). This print originates from 'Historische beschryving der reizen, of Nieuwe en volkoome verzameling van de aller-waardigste en zeldsaamste Zee- en Landtogten' by P. de Hondt. 

Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Jakob van der Schley (Amsterdam 1715-1779), a Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He studied under Bernard Picart and became heavily influenced by his style.