Ottens’ Map of Algeria

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Copper engraving, 44.5 x 56 cms, original hand-colour, blank verso; map of Algeria with an inset of the Bay of Algiers. Ottoman Algeria was a hub of privateering and the Mediterranean slave trade. Well known to European map-makers since Roman times, the threat from the Barbary prirates kept interest in north Africa current.

Title

Ottens’ Map of Algeria

Mapmaker(s)

OTTENS, Joshua, OTTENS, Renier

Place of publication

Amsterdam

Date of publication

c.1730

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

44.5 x 56 cm