Spanien - Portugal

Nr. 601: Barcelonne

Manuscript plan of the city and surroundings

“Barcelonne”. Plan of the fortifications of the city and map of the surrounding area. With the marking of trenches towards the city. Ink and watercolour on paper, laid down on linen, executed probably around 1714. 31,5 x 42,8 cm.

Most probably by the hand of a French speaking military engineer, who took part in the siege of the city by Felipe V. in 1714 (?). – Light ink staining in upper left corner. Else a very well preserved unique historical document.

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