Adina Sommer`s Rare Antique Maps and Contemporary Art
Nouveau Plan de Gibraltar, avec ces Fortifications & C..
|Artist||Covens/ Mortier (1685-1740)|
|Jean Covens und Corneille Mortier where brothers in law, who continued the bussines, founded of Pierre Mortier in 1685 in Amsterdam. They called it Covens & Mortier. They extended their buissines in buying the company of De Witt.|
|Title||Nouveau Plan de Gibraltar, avec ces Fortifications & C..|
Map shows on 5 inset maps the strait of Gibraltar, bay and coast.
The Strait of Gibraltar is a narrow strait that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea and separates Gibraltar and Peninsular Spain in Europe from Morocco and Ceuta (Spain) in Africa. The Romans called it Fretum Gatitanum (Strait of Cadiz), and in the ancient world it was known as the "Pillars of Hercules" in ancient Greece.
|Place of Publication||Amsterdam|
|Dimensions (cm)||49,5 x 57 cm|
|Condition||Lower margin enlarged, missing part upper margin replaced|
( A reproduction can be ordered individually on request. )