Charleroi Belgium Hainaut Walloon fortress c1735 Le Feuille antique map planAntiqueMapsPrints.com
Asbeelding Van de Sterke Stad
(Charleroi / Hainaut / Walloon / Belgium)
Issued France, c.1735 by La Feuille.
Scarce and charming little early-18th century prospect view map. Engraved with original hand color.
Of note for the distinctive strong original hand color which is unique to this region and era.
In good or better condition, moderate light surface age wear and toning as typical, some foxing in the blank margins. Overall the image remains attractive.
Sheet measures c. 9" x 7 1/4"
Engraved area measures c. 5 3/4" x 3 1/2"
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. III, p. 70