BG-05462

Antique Print of Fort St. Louis by Bellin (c.1747)

  • Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1747
  • Overall size: 36 x 25.8 cm.
  • Image size: 30.5 x 20.7 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Plan du Fort St. Louis dans l'Isle de Sanaga ou du Senegal'. Old print with a plan of Fort St. Louis near the Senegal River. This print orginates from 'Histoire Générale des Voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre'. 

Artists and Engravers: Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was a French hydrographer, geographer and member of The Philosophes. His career, spanning over 50 years, caused an enormous output in maps, particular of maritime interest.