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A View of Amsterdam taken from the Old Rampart.
Vue d'Amsterdam prise du Vieux Rampart
(Europe, Netherlands, Amsterdam- Nederland- Montelbaanstoren).
Issued c. 1752, Paris/ London by Mondhard according to an Act of Parliament.
Nice mid-18th century copper engraved urban view print. With original hand color.
Almost folk-art in appearance.
Depicts a scene with many people engaged in boating and other leisure activities. A lift bridge spans the canal across from the Old Ramparts.
Image displays typical signs of handling and time (given these views were intended to be handled, this is normal), but still displays a fine patina and visual appeal. The video captures the appearance and any repairs done on the back.
Sheet measures c. 12 1/2"H x 19 1/8"W.
Printed area measures c. 8 3/4"H x 15"W.