Delicate panoramic view of the town of Diemen, The Netherlands. Oval view with a poetic descriptions below. Text pages included.
Made by Anna Catherina Brouwer after M.V. Altena.
Medium: Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: fragment of coat of arms.
Sheet size: 13.5 x 21.5 cm (5.31 x 8.46 inch). Image size: 10 x 7.8 cm. (3.94 x 3.07 inch).
Condition: very good, given age. Vertical fold from binding at right. Light crease at top left. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
DIEMEN-PANORAMIC VIEW | PCO-BOX1-OLLEFEN
From: ‘De Nederlandsche Stad-Dorp-Beschrijver […]’, by Ollefen & Bakker, published by H.A. Banse, 1793.
Biography engraver: Anna Catharina Brouwer (1772-) was a Dutch draugsman and engraver/etcher from Amsterdam. She pas probably the daughter of Cornelis Brouwer (c.1733-1803) and Johanna Vogelijn.
Biography artist: Author: Lieve van Ollefen (1749-1816) and R. Bakker (from vol. 5).