Setting of the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1713)

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This map portrays the battle that took place on 24 August 1704 between Anglo-Dutch and Franco-Spanish forces by the coast of Vélez-Málaga.

Gabriel Bodenehr

Category     :   Old Maps

Colour print: 170 x 510mm on a sheet of: 195 x 520mm.005. Created by: Gabriel Bodenehr, in Augsburg, Germany, in 1716-1720. 

This map illustrates and details the setting of the war’s battles and identifies the strategic places associated with the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1713). 

Its visual tale is provided via allegorical cartouches, drawings of battling ships, and fortified images of ports.

It portrays the battle that took place on 24 August 1704 between Anglo-Dutch and Franco-Spanish forces by the coast of Vélez-Málaga. The artwork is a re-edition of the map made by Stridbeck in 1710, whose plates were purchased by Bodenehr following Stridbeck’s death. The Kingdom of Granada is represented only by its maritime facade. The information offered details the area’s main ports, anchorages and watchtowers.

Technique Colored engraving
Place and year created Augsburg, Alemania. 1716-1720
Dimensions of original: Image 17.00cm x 51.00cm on a sheet of 19.50 x52.00cm

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