Mechelen (Jesuit college)

by Antoon Sanderus, Renier Blockhuyzen

Detail

Date of first edition:  1726-1727

Date of this map:  1726-1727

Dimensions (copper plate, not including margins): 46 x 36 cm

Dimensions (including margins): 53,5 x 44,3 cm

Condition: Very good. Sharp copper engraving on strong paper. Wide margins.  Centre fold (triple fold) as published. Slightly age-toned.

Condition rating: A+

From: Chorographia Sacra Brabantiae, (first published 1659), Sanderus; Blockhuyzen 1726

 

Item number:
30009
Region:
Europe
Benelux
Belgium cities
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Price (without VAT, possibly to be added): 400,00 (FYI +/- $488,00 / £344,00)
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The Jesuits in Mechelen

1611: opening second novitiate in Mechelen

1613: purchase house Van Wachtendonck

1615: opening gymnasium

1623-1629: tertiate from Lier to Mechelen

1624: plans divorce novitiate and college

1632-1633: construction of Our Lady’s Chapel

1664-1669: construction of new cloister wing for fathers

1670-1709: construction of St. Francis Xavier Church

On average 200 – 250 students in the 17th century.

20 September 1773: all Jesuit colleges are closed under the Austrian Habsburg rule

 

 

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