1777 – J. F. Chereau – Brest


Title:           “Vue perspective des Bassins du Port de Brest


Very decorative view of the port of Brest, France.

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

Published by Jacques François Chéreau in Paris, 1777.


Publisher:             Jacques François Chéreau
Sheet size:              53,0 x 36,8 cm
Year:                         1777
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 1777 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


On your request I will provide a Certificate of Authenticity

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