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Landry’s Portrait of Mallet
Landry’s Portrait of Mallet

Landry’s Portrait of Mallet

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Title

Landry’s Portrait of Mallet

Mapmaker(s)

LANDRY, Pierre

Place of publication

Paris

Date of publication

1683

Printed Area Measurements

15 x 10.3 cm

Colour

black and white

Full Description

Copper engraving, 15 x 10.3 cm, oval medallion portrait of the cartographer by Pierre Landry, black and white, light waterstaining in upper margin, blank verso, frontispiece for Mallet’s Description de l’Univers. The armour, surveying instruments and plans of fortifications refer to Malletís service in Portugal as a military engineer in the armies of Louis XIV; he also published a treatise, Les Travaux de Mars ou l’Art de la Guerre.

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