Original Antique Maps and Prints. Description: Source unknown, to be determined. Artists and Engravers: Anonymous. Subject: Antique print, titled:’Vue du Port de Marceille prise de l’Hôtel de Ville dessiné du temps de la peste en 1720′ – Optical print showing a waterfront scene in Marseilles, France in 1720 showing plague victims on the docks in the foreground. This is an optical print, also called’vue optique’ or’vue d’optique’, which were made to be viewed through a Zograscope, or other devices of convex lens and mirrors, all of which produced an optical illusion of depth. Condition: Good, given age. Some minor crinkles and creases. Please study scan carefully. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 47.5 x 28.5 cm. The image size is ca. 44.5 x 25.5 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 18.7 x 11.2 inch. 17.5 x 10 inch. Medium: Copperplate engraving/etching with original hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper. ThePrintsCollector – Laurentius Old Master Prints Peter Cornelissen, Frans Laurentius, Joost Bos Margo van Latum-van Dongen, Frank van Latum Located in Zeeland (Noord-Brabant) – The Netherlands. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints. The item “Antique Print-OPTICAL PRINT-MARSEILLES-FRANCE-PLAGUE-PORT-Anonymous-c. 1770″ is in sale since Friday, October 6, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “theprintscollector” and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Condition: Used
  • Subject: Topographical
  • Date of Creation: Antique (Pre-1900)
  • Print Type: Engraving
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Size: Medium (up to 36 in.)
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
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