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HUSSON, P. - Plan van de Batailje der Hollandse en Franse Armée voorgevallen tussen Merijsebroek Wilmerdonk en Orderen op den 30. Junij onder commando van de Heer Generaal Obdam.

HUSSON, P. -  Plan van de Batailje der Hollandse en Franse Armée voorgevallen tussen Merijsebroek Wilmerdonk en Orderen op den 30. Junij onder commando van de Heer Generaal Obdam.
HUSSON, P. - Plan van de Batailje der Hollandse en Franse Armée voorgevallen tussen Merijsebroek Wilmerdonk en Orderen op den 30. Junij onder commando van de Heer Generaal Obdam.
Date: The Hague, 1703
Size: 605 x 432 mm.
Colouring: Uncoloured.
Condition: Broad side sheet, copper engraving with letter press. A few brown spots in upper part of the map. Rest very good.

Description

A broadside or occasionally broadsheet is a large sheet of paper printed on one side only and typically used as a poster to announce some event, proclamation or other matter.
Here giving notice of a battle between the Dutch and French army on June 30, 1703 near Ekeren, Kappellen en Brasschaat in present-day Belgium.
The map is 30x44cm and shows to the left the river Schelde with Liefkenshoek and the stronghold Lillo south of Antwerp. Showing the positions of both armies during the siege of 30 June 1703.
The lower half in letter press "BATTAILLE VAN WIL MERDONCK BY EKEREN", and a lettered key (A-BB) in Dutch and French.
Published by Pierre Husson (1678-1733) , who was a publisher of books and prints at The Hague in the late 17th-early 18th century. He was especially known for his publications of plans of battlefields and fortifications during the War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713).
400€
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  • Reference N°: 30309
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