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[Vues d'optique depicting various locations in Africa.]

A Paris : [various publishers], [17--].

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  • Title:
    [Vues d'optique depicting various locations in Africa.]
  • Creation Date: [17--]
  • Publisher Info.: A Paris : [various publishers], [17--].
  • Physical Desc.: 6 prints : etching, hand colored ; plate marks approximately 29 x 41.5 cm or smaller, on sheets 33.5 x 50.5 cm or smaller..
  • Summary: Prints intended for an optical viewing device. Titles appear in captions at foot, and are also printed in reverse above image to allow viewing in a mirror.
    All were published in Paris, two of them by Huquier fils, two by Basset (André or his son Paul-André), and one each by Daumont and Marx Abraham Ruprecht. Huquier's "Les magasins du port de Maroc" is labelled: 30° vue d'optique nouvelle.
  • Language: French
  • Notes: Prints numbered "693" in pencil at lower right recto, an auction lot number.
    Les magasins du port de Maroc, royaume d'Affrique, situé dans la Barbarie -- Le Cap de Bonne Esperance -- Vue du Tripolis, en Barbarie, sur la Mer mediterranee -- Vue de la fontaine des Amans et mosque adjacente (Égypte) -- Vue d'une ruine d'Egypte -- Vue de la ville de Mantralle dans le royaume de Maroch.
  • Form/Genre: Vues d'optique -- France -- 18th century
    Perspective view prints -- France -- 18th century
    Etchings -- France -- 18th century
    Prints -- France -- 18th century
    Hand coloring -- France -- 18th century
  • Subjects: Africa -- Description and travel Africa
  • Contributors: Basset, André, active 1749-1785, publisher. Basset, Paul-André, active 1785-1819, publisher. Daumont, Jean-Francois, publisher. Ruprecht, Marx Abraham, approximately 1733-1800, etcher. Huquier, Jacques Gabriel, 1725-1805, publisher.
  • Collection: Optical devices collection (Getty Research Institute)
    Prints collection (Getty Research Institute)
  • Additional Place Name: France Paris.
  • ID/Accession Number: 1406-000
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
  • OCLC Record Number: 81840357
  • Source: GRI Library Catalog

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