1770 – J. F. Daumont – Petersbourg


Title:           “Area Magna Petropolitana La Grande Place de Petersbourg


Very decorative view of the new Palace Square in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Engraving was made for viewing in a zograscope, called Optical print or Vue’ d’Optique or Guckkastenblatt.

Published by Jean François Daumont after Laurent Pierrein Lahaussee drawings, Paris, 1770.


Publisher:             Jean François Daumont (1717-1768)
Sheet size:              51,0 x 37,3 cm
Year:                         1770
Technique:             copper engraving

Good, original condition. Contemporary hand coloring. Few small marginal splits and losses along the edges. General age-related toning and occasional minor defects from handling.

This is an original antique map published in 1770 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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