Large Topographic Engraving Antique French map of Paris region 1786
Large Topographic Engraving Antique French map of Paris region 1786

Large Topographic Engraving Antique French map of Paris region 1786

Large Topographic Engraving Antique French map of Paris region 1786

Esnaud et Rapilly (Jacques Esnauts and Michel Rapilly) edited and published this topographic map of Paris and its surrounding under the supervision of the Academie Royale des Sciences , created under Louis XIV by Colbert , D’anville and Delisle the main fonder of the academy brought scientific rigor and discipline to the geographic artistry , establishing clear boundaries and system of transportation being the principle focus of Colbert. Those maps reflect the idea that science and order would better society. Today they are a testimony of the age of ” enlightenment “. It is an engraving from a cooper plate created just before the French revolution. It will make a great display framed on a wall. You can also call me at the store 310 994 6009. I expect to be paid within 3 days CAUTION : I. Sell antiques so expect a normal tear and wear to show even if all my pieces are cleaned and considered in good antique condition. The item “Large Topographic Engraving Antique French map of Paris region 1786″ is in sale since Wednesday, July 31, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “frenchstyle” and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Esnaud et Rapilly Academie Royale des Sciences
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Wall Map
  • Type: Topographical Map
  • Year: 1786
  • City: Paris
  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • Country/Region: france paris isle de france
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