Plan de Dunkirk France battle plan Dunkerque by De Fer 1735
Title: Plan de la ville de Dunkerque Affiegree par le Vicomte de Turenue L 24 May 1658.
Description: Fine hand colored copperplate engraving of Dunkirk with the city troops and surrounded area.
The Battle of Dunkirk, in the Franco-Spanish war ( 1635 - 1659 ). It takes place on June 14, 1658, and ended with a victory of the French and English armies at 24 May 1658. On June 25, 1658, the city went to the French. On the same evening Louis XIV handed it to Olivier Cromwell. The 'crazy day' had just occurred: in the day of 24 hours the city was Spanish, French and eventually English.
Cartographer: Nicholas de Fer (1646 – 1720) cartographer, publisher. Nicolas De Fer was the official geographer to the French king and a successful publisher. The son of cartographer Antoine de Fer. Nicholas was established as an engraver, cartographer and map publisher in Paris.
Engraver: Coquart, Antoine.
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Size: Sheet app.: 15.5 x 11.5 inches. (39 x 28 cm.) Image app.:. 14.5 x 9.5 inches. (36.5 x 25 cm.) Condition: Nice engraving in excellent condition.