Rocque's rare plan of Gibraltar
By ROCQUE, John , 1758

Plan of the Peninsula and part of the Isthmus of Gibraltar. Inscribed to John Putland Esqr. by his most humble Servant Jon. Rocque 1758.

Europe Spain & Portugal
  • 作者: ROCQUE, John
  • 出版地: [London
  • 出版商: John Rocque,]
  • 发布日期: 1758.
  • 物理描述: Engraved plan, fine original full wash colour.
  • 方面: 270 by 710mm (10.75 by 28 inches).
  • 库存参考: 2566


First state of Rocque’s rare and detailed plan of Gilbraltar.

A key below the plan lists of the most prominent defences and fortifications, together with the position of the Spanish batteries during the siege of 1727.

Rare we are only able to trace two institutional examples: in the British Library and the Bibliotheque Nationale de France.

Scale: 700 feet to one inch.


  1. Map Forum, John Rocque Catalogue of his engraved works, no.97, 2005.