Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Paris Environs

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Environs de Paris

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This is a later state of Robert de Vaugondy’s road map of Italy, showing the Venetian Republic, Papal States, Kingdom of Naples etc. The original date (1753) and privilege (a sort of early forerunner of copyright) have been burnished from the plate.

Condition & Materials

Copper engraving, 50 x 63 cm, original hand colour in outline, a couple of horizonatl creases in right hand part of the map, blank verso.

References

Pedley, Bel et Utile: the Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers, 116.

Title

Robert de Vaugondy’s Map of Paris Environs

Mapmaker(s)

ROBERT de VAUGONDY

Place of publication

Paris

Date of publication

c.1770

Colour

original

Printed Area Measurements

50 x 63 cm