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Number: 3656
Continent: Africa
Region: South
Place Names: Capetown, Cape Town, South Africa
Year of Origin: 1770
Title: Vue du Cap de Bonne Esperance. [Gezigt van de Kaap de Goede Hoop]
Language: French
Publish Origin: Amsterdam
Height: 18.0
Width: 12.2
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Small
Color Type: No Color
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Cartographer: Jacob van der Schley
Publisher: Abbe Antoine Francois Prevost d'Exiles
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Northernmost Latitude: -32.91
Southernmost Latitude: -32.93
Westernmost Longitude: 18.41
Easternmost Longitude: 18.43
Measurement Notes: modern estimates
Notes: [RUDERMAN SOURCE] 2 engravings on one page; Fort and view at Capetown, Jakob van der Schley was a skilled draftsman and engraver who operated out of Amsterdam and had strong ties with the Hague. He was trained by Bernard Picart and his style resembles that of the elder man. Van der Schely was known for intricately engraved portraits and frontispieces. He signed most of the plates used in the Hague edition of the Abbe Prevost's Histoire generale des voyages.
Last updated: Jun 28, 2020