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Number: 2573
Continent: Africa
Region: North
Place Names: Oran, Algeria
Year of Origin: 1732
Title: Nette Aftekening Der Stad ORAN &c, Gelegen in Barbaryen opgedragen aan den Ed Heer Cornelis Schryver Captyn ter Zee onder het Ed. Mog. Collegie ter Admiraliteit tot Amsterdam door zyn Ed. onderdanigate dienaara Reinier & Josua Ottens 1732
Language: Dutch
Publish Origin: Amsterdam
Height: 40.8
Width: 54.3
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: Joshua Ottens
Reinier Ottens
Other Contributors: Christiaan Gephart
Cornelus Schryver
Northernmost Latitude: 35.7
Southernmost Latitude: 35.6
Westernmost Longitude: -0.7
Easternmost Longitude: -0.6
Measurement Notes: Modern estimates
Notes: Ruderman; There was also an edition of the map by Homan in same year; In 1509 Spain captured Oran from the Moors, but in 1708, with Spain disadvantaged by the War of the Spanish Succession, they were driven out by the Turkish Bey, Mustapha Ben Youssef. In 1732 Jos?Carrillo de Albornoz, 1st Duke of Montemar (1671-1747), recaptured Oran, causing this map to be published, after which the Spanish held the city until 1792. When the Spanish saw no point in keeping it, when it was handed over to the Bey of Algiers(Ref: Tooley; M&B)
Last updated: Sep 16, 2020