2 Antique Prints-NORTH SEA-NETHERLANDS-ENGLAND-FRANCE-Depot de la Marine-1807
2 Antique Prints-NORTH SEA-NETHERLANDS-ENGLAND-FRANCE-Depot de la Marine-1807

2 Antique Prints-NORTH SEA-NETHERLANDS-ENGLAND-FRANCE-Depot de la Marine-1807

Original Antique Maps and Prints. 2 Antique Prints-NORTH SEA-NETHERLANDS-ENGLAND-FRANCE-Depot de la Marine-1807. Description: Published by the Depot de la Marine, 1807. These type of charts are scarse as they were actually used at sea for navigation. Artists and Engravers: Made by’Besancon’ after’Depot de la Marine’. Depot des Cartes et Plans de la Marine (1720 – present), often called the Depot de Marine, was a French hydrographic mapping organization founded in 1720. Much like the U. Coast Survey, the British Admiralty, and the Spanish Deposito Hydrografico, the Depot was initiated as a storehouse and distribution center of existing nautical and marine charts. Eventually the Depot initiated its on mapping activities in an attempt to improve and expand upon existing material. Some of the well known hydrograhers / cartographers in the development of Depot were Jacques Nicholas Bellin and Rigobert Bonne. Subject: 2 Antique prints, titled:”Carte Reduite de la Mer de Nord. 2 Sheets covering the North sea” – 2 Sheets covering the North sea. The first a chart of the North Sea, showing the coasts of England, France, the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark. The second sheet covers the northern half of the North Sea, from northern Denmark and England from Edinburgh north, including Orkney and Shetland islands, to Sognefjorden in Norway. The map shows several banks, and includes depth soundings. Coastal towns are also indicated. Condition: Good, given age. Right edge of the sheet browned and stained. Paper damage and paper loss in the right edge (restored) and some additional small tears in the right margin (with old restoration). A brown band in the left edge. Wormholes in the lower left, and four small holes in the lower right. The right third of the sheet browned and the lower right dampstained. Lower left corner a little browned, some dampstaining in the top left margin. A cluster of tiny dark stains in the lower right margin corner. Please study scan carefully. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 95 x 63.3 cm. The image size is ca. 90.3 x 60 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 37.4 x 24.9 inch. 35.6 x 23.6 inch. Medium: Engraving on wove paper. ThePrintsCollector – Laurentius Old Master Prints Peter Cornelissen, Frans Laurentius, Joost Bos Margo van Latum-van Dongen, Frank van Latum Located in Zeeland (Noord-Brabant) – The Netherlands. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints. FIND SIMILAR ITEMS IN OUR STORE. Visit our Store: we would like to invite you to review similar items in our Store or to browse through all other items in our Store. We are confident that you will find very special unique antique maps and prints in our Store. It is our privilege to have you as a customer. The item “2 Antique Prints-NORTH SEA-NETHERLANDS-ENGLAND-FRANCE-Depot de la Marine-1807″ is in sale since Friday, December 08, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “theprintscollector” and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Condition: Used
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Print Type: Engraving
  • Subject: Topographical
  • Date of Creation: Antique (Pre-1900)
  • Size: Large (up to 60in.)
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