Roux, Joseph

1764

Toulon (Sold)

Toulon, France (Sold)

DESCRIPTION: SOLD

Antique engraving of the French port of Toulon from the atlas of Mediterranean ports produced by Joseph Roux. The old nautical chart concentrates on the harbor around Toulon and its surrounding area, including forts St. Louis, Balaguie, Leguillette, and the larger Fort de la Marque.

There were at least four small atlases of port and coastal charts that originated from Marseille hydrographers in the 18th century. Between approximately 1720 and 1760 these atlases included works by cartographers Michelot and Bremond, Jacques Ayrouard, Joseph Roux , and Jean Allezard.

CREATOR: Roux, Joseph

PUBLICATION DATE: 1764

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: France

BODY OF WATER: Mediterranean

CONDITION: Good  Clean on chain-laid paper. Several repaired worm-holes not readily visible.

COLORING: Outline hand coloring.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 8 " x 5 "

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PRICE: $


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