Tangere [inscribed in banner cartouche in sky].
Etching, 200 x 280mm. 7¾ x 11". Some paper discoloration.
A panorama from the sea, with ships, of Tangier or Tangiers in northern Morocco. It lies on the North African coast at the western entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar, where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic Ocean. Plate to an atlas by Pieter van der Aa (1659 - 1733), Dutch publisher, mainly active in Leiden, best known for maps and atlases. He worked together with brother Balduinus under the joint name of Janssonii van der Aa.
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