View of the entrance into the Port of Flushing.Engraved for Banke's, New System of Geography Published by Royal Authority.
Copper engraving. Plate 215 x 317mm. 8½ x 12½". Small water stain bottom left-hand corner.
From "A New Royal Authentic and Complete System of Universal Geography Antient (sic) and Modern..." by the Reverend Thomas Banks, London, 1787-1790. Flushing, in southwestern Holland. It has been an important harbour for centuries, strategically located between the Scheldt river and the North Sea. It was a harbour of great importance to the Dutch East India Company; and as the construction harbour for the ships of the Royal Netherlands Navy.
See: NMM: PAD1578.
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