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Bruges (Brugge) with the new harbour area after Hendrik la Porte.

This print used to be attributed to Cornelis van Caukercken for unclear reasons. It was engraved by order of the city magistrate on the arrival of the first freighter in the new harbour area on December 31, 1665. In 1724 it appeared in the Chronijcke van Vlaenderen.


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Bruga Flandrorum Urbs et Emporum Mercuta Celebre.

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Category:  Antique maps > Europe > Belgium - Cities

Bruges (Brugge) with the new harbour area after Hendrik la Porte.

Title: Bruga Flandrorum Urbs et Emporum Mercuta Celebre.
Hend. laport delin.

Date of the first edition: 1665.
Date of this map: 1724.

Rare.
This image is divided into three sections:
- The upper part shows a panoramic view of the city. On the left, there is a key to 43 locations.
- The middle part shows a birds-eye view of the new harbour with a part of the town.
- The bottom part shows a map of a part of the town and the canal connecting the new harbour with Ostend.

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Image size: 435 x 565mm (17.13 x 22.24 inches).
Sheet size: 475 x 575mm (18.7 x 22.64 inches).
Verso: Blank.
Condition: Some fold splits were restored.
Condition Rating: A

From: N. Despars & F. Rommel, Chronijcke van Vlaenderen. Brugge, A. Wydts, 1724. III.

This print used to be attributed to Cornelis van Caukercken for unclear reasons. It was engraved by order of the city magistrate on the arrival of the first freighter in the new harbour area on December 31, 1665. In 1724 it appeared in the Chronijcke van Vlaenderen.


References: Michiels G. - p. 36-37, #34