1780 – A. Basset – Copenhague


Title:           “Vue perspective des Cascades du Roy de Danemark a Copenhague


Very decorative view of the cascades in The King’s Garden in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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

Published by A Paris chez Basset rue St. Jacques a Ste. Genevieve after Rostin drawings, engraved by C. Bresse in Paris, 1780.


Publisher:               André Basset
Sheet size:              51,3 x 35,0 cm
Year:                         1780
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 1780 and NOT a modern copy or reprint


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