La Bretonniere

1792

Cotes de France- Departement du Pas de Calais

Cotes de France: Departement du Pas de Calais depuis la Pte. D'Oye jusqu'a Ambleteuse D'apres les plans leves en 1776 par La Coudre La Bretonniere Lieut. De vaisseau et Mechain Astronome-Hydrographe de la Marine Publie par Ordre du Ministre au depot des Cartes et Plans de la Marine 1792 - l'An 1er.

DESCRIPTION: Depot de la Marine antique copperplate engraved nautical chart by La Bretonniere of the Pas de Calais region focused on the town of Calais and its near offshore waters. Sand banks, soundings, and coastal features are shown with fine detail. Top right of chart annotated with manuscript "16" in large letters.

Of special historical note on this antique chart are two items that reflect the French revolution: Date of " l'An I " and the Depot de la Marine stamp with "E.F." replacing the Fleur de Lis.

CREATOR: La Bretonniere

PUBLICATION DATE: 1792

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: France

BODY OF WATER: English Channel

CONDITION: Very Good  Strong impression on wove paper. Platemark evident across full engraving. Right edge a bit grubby and foxed but generally excellent inside the neat line with one or two very light brown spots. Moderate foxing on verso. Lower left corner slightly clipped.

COLORING: None

ENGRAVER: Grave par E. Collin

SIZE: 16 " x 23 "

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PRICE: $225


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