BGI-00478

The Prospect of Fort Nassaw at Mouréé (..) - Kip (1732)

  • Condition: Good. General age-related toning. Small marginal tears. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1732
  • Overall size: 42.5 x 34.5 cm.
  • Image size: 34.5 x 24.5 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled ‘The Prospect of Fort Nassaw at Mouréé (..)’. Engraved plate of Fort Nassau at Mouri, Ghana. This print originates from Vol. V. Awnsham & John Churchill’s; ‘A Collection of Voyages & Travels’ 1732 Edition.

Artists and Engravers: Born in the Netherlands, Johannes Kip settled in England around 1690. He was a topographical engraver most famous for his depictions of country houses in the book; ‘Britannia Illustrata’ on which he collaborated with Leonard Knyff (1707). Although this is his most well known work, he was a prolific artist who worked on many other important projects and commissions, including the illustrations for Churchill’s ‘Voyages’ featured here.