1770 – J. F. Daumont – Vue d’Amsterdam


Title:           “Vue d’Amsterdam prise du Vieux Rempart.


Very decorative view of the Oudeschansgracht and the Waalseilandsgracht with the Montelbaanstoren looking towards the Oude Waal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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

Published by Jean François Daumont in Paris, 1770.


Publisher:             Jean François Daumont (1717-1768)
Sheet size:              52,3 x 35,0 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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