Manuscript map of Rotterdam, Delfshaven and surroundings by Barthélemy de La Rocque, a well-known Swiss draftsman and engraver. Shows the two cities at the Maas and 6 detailed sailing ships. In the surroundings canals, garden plants and pastures. Labelled with Kralingen, Rubroek and Schoonderloo. To the bottom left a beautiful title cartouche with coat of arms and putti. To the right a compass rose. Outside of the frame a scale bar.
Drawn with black ink on paper, wash colours in green, red, yellow and brown. Signed in the cartouche La Rocque f. 1760.
|Cartographer||Barthélemy de La Rocque|
|Plate Size||33.0 x 42.8 cm (13.0 x 16.9 inches)|
|Sheet Size||37.8 x 47.7 cm (14.9 x 18.8 inches)|
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