2 Manuscr fortification plan Geertruidenberg /Virtual Fair 106


Title: Plan de Gertruidenberg et de l'attaque de cette place par les Fran�ais. N. L'attaque a �t� commenc�e le 22 nivose an 3me. R�p. (11 janvier 1795) et la garnison s'est rendue prifonni�re de guerre le 29 nivose (18 janvier 95 vieux stile).[Netherlands, ca. 1800].
Description: For Dejean: NBG XXIII, cols. 378-379. Interesting manuscript map of the fortifications of Geertruidenberg and the attack by the French Revolutionary Army between 11 and 18 January 1795. Signed for approval by Jean-Fran�ois-Aim� Dejean (1794-1824), a French engineer and commander in the Army of the North, who in 1800 became Inspector-General of fortifications and in 1804 was appointed as Napoleon's Minister of Administration of War. Three other Dutch fortification plans attributed to Dejean are located in Royal Library of Belgium.Paper watermarked with Beehive above "JH & Z" (cf. Heawood 54). In very good condition.
  • Number: 1060046 (E22CVUG8GOR5)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum

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