Antique 19c/vintage Turgot map of Paris Pink/white Framed rare find
Antique 19c/vintage Turgot map of Paris Pink/white Framed rare find

Antique 19c/vintage Turgot map of Paris Pink/white Framed rare find

Antique 19c/vintage Turgot map of Paris Pink/white Framed rare find

Antique 19c/vintage Turgot map of Paris Pink/white Framed rare find

Antique 19c/vintage Turgot map of Paris Pink/white Framed rare find

Antique 19c/vintage Turgot map of Paris Pink/white Framed rare find

Antique 19c/vintage Turgot map of Paris Pink/white Framed rare find

Antique 19c/vintage Turgot map of Paris Pink/white Framed rare find

Antique 19c-early 20c /vintage Reproduction Turgot map of Paris Pink/white Framed 28″ x 20″ inches. We not experts please use your own judgment to assess the age. We believe this is a re print of 18c map that is done late 19 century in pink/ white combo. Map is in very good shape with normal age yellowing. Some creasing from previously being folded. They are very lightly noticeable but worth of mention. Originally this map was commissioned to Louis Bretez. Map was made between 1734-36. It was commissioned by In 1734 Michel-Étienne Turgot. Chief of the municipality of Paris as provost of merchants, decided to promote the reputation of Paris for Parisian, provincial or foreign elites by implementing a new map of the city. He asked Louis Bretez, member of the Royal Academy o. F Painting and Sculpture. And professor of perspective, to draw up the plan of Paris and its suburbs. In 1736, Claude Lucas, engraver of the Royal Academy of Sciences. Created the 21 sheets of the plan. The plan was published in 1739, and the prints were bound in volumes offered to the King, the members of the Academy, and the Municipality. Additional copies were to serve as representations of France to foreigners. The 21 engraved brass plates are kept by the Chalcography. Where they are even now used for re-printing employing the same techniques as two centuries ago. The item “Antique 19c/vintage Turgot map of Paris Pink/white Framed rare find” is in sale since Monday, November 25, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “vip_4_kids” and is located in Clementon, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Year: 1910
  • County: France
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Claude Lucas
  • Type: City Map
  • Original/Reproduction: Vintage Reproduction
  • Date Range: 1900-1909
  • City: Paris
  • Country/Region: France
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