1780 – Desnos – l’Hotel des Invalides


Title:           ” L’un des Quatre Réfectoire de l’Hôtel des Invalides…


Very decorative view of the Refectory of the Hôtel Royal des Invallides in Paris, France.

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

Published by Desnos in Paris, 1780.


Publisher:             Desnos
Sheet size:              54,2 x 37,0 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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