1777 – J. F. Chereau – Normandie


Title:           “Bassin des Fees proche le Chateau Gaillard, appartenant augrand Duc de Normandie


Very decorative view of the basin of the fairies close the Gaillard Castle, owned by Grand Duke of Normandy, 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:              54,3 x 37,0 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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