Blaeu: Sail wagon at the sea shore of Scheveningen
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Scheveningen - Netherlands - Sailing
Title: „Currus Veliferi IIImi Pr.Mauritii Nassouii- Segelwagenrennen des Prinzen Maurice von Oranien“
In behalf of Maurice prince of the Netherlands, Simon Stevin developed a sail wagon/ sand yacht. In the year 1602 the sail wagon was presented to the prince and the noble society at the sea shore of Scheveningen.
Copper engraving by Joan Blaeu after a design by Simon Stevin (1548-1620 – Flemish mathematician, physicist and military engineer), Amsterdam 1609-1649, verso - text in Latin.
Publisher & Cartographer: Joan Blaeu (1596-1673)
Print size: 43 cm x 56,5 cm
Excellent impression and condition, the double page copper engraving was made for “Theatrum urbium Belgicae” by J. Blaeu, first edition Amsterdam 1609.
Lit.: Koeman, Bl 66 + 67