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De Fer’s Map of Dardanelles & Constantinople

SKU: 9081
£300.00

Title:
De Fer’s Map of Dardanelles & Constantinople

Date of publication:
1705

Printed Measurement:
23.5 x 34.5 cm

Colour:
black and white

Mapmaker(s):

  • Nicolas de Fer
  • Veue Des Dardanelles De Constantinople

    Copper engraving, 23.5 x 34.5 cm, black and white, one or two slight nicks and tears to left hand margin, blank verso. Published in De Fer’s ‘Atlas Curieux’.

    This map depicts the European and Asian shores of the Dardanelles, with the powerful fortifications protecting the approaches to the Sea of Marmara and the Ottoman capital of Constantinople, shown on the horizon beyond.