1739 Etienne Turgot Plan de Paris, Portfolio
1739 Etienne Turgot Plan de Paris, Portfolio
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1739 Etienne Turgot Plan de Paris, Portfolio

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Our Turgot’s Plan de Paris 25 sheet art paper portfolio is a remarkable technical achievement Published by Etienne Turgot in 1739. It is a flight of the imagination created many years before the first manned balloon flight and the invention of photography

This was definitely an extraordinary feat of Cartography, our Paris map is one of the most decorative and celebrated maps ever made.

Every street and building of the pre-Hausmann era is shown. Not a window, chimney-piece or turret has been omitted. Today’s suburbs were yesterday’s orchards. Windmills dotted the landscape. Its creation was a Herculean project that took over five years to complete.

This is 25 beautiful individual sheets of 1739 Etienne Turgot's Plan de Paris on Art Paper perfect for framing and creating a spectacular display

 

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