This plate shows …, The Netherlands as it appeared in the 18th.c.
Made by J. Poppel after L. Rohbock.
Medium: Steel engraving, hand colouring on wove paper.
Sheet size: 13 x 9.2 cm (5.12 x 3.62 inch). Image size: 10 x 8 cm. (3.94 x 3.15 inch).
Condition: fair, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Het koningrijk der Nederlanden voorgesteld in eene reeks van 136 naar de natuur geteekende schilderachtige gezigten’ authored by J. L. Terwen and published by G.B. van Goor in Gouda, 1858 or from the holland section of ‘Der Rhein und die Rheinlande in malerischen original ansichten’, published by Gustav Georg Lange in Darmstadt 1863. The last work has some more plates added. The engravings are mostly after L. Rohbock and W.J. Cooke and engraved by John Poppel and others.
Biography artist: Johannes Leonardus Terwen (1813-1873). Terwen enjoyed a good education to become a teacher. On Juli 14, 1840 he became the principal of the ‘Bijzondere School’ in Gouda. Later he was a teacher at the latin school in Gouda, but he seemed to experience a larger calling to become an author.