antique prints, maps and watercolors

(St. Cloud) Vue Generale - Nouvelles Vues De Paris Paris: Gihaut Freres,c. 1870 $105.00

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"Vue Generale de la Cascade, du grand Jet et du Chateau"

A meticulously detailed scene from a lovely series of views depicting the most beautiful and famous sites in Paris and environs as they appeared in the 1870"s. Ph. Benoist and J. Jacottet collaborated to create lovely prints of unrivalled beauty. Each original antique lithograph provides an invaluable record of architecture and landscape design as well as details of costume and aspects of daily life.  Close examination is guaranteed to instill in the viewer a longing to visit the wonders of the "City of Light."

10 " x 14 " inches, sheet.
Sepia toned lithograph.
Very good condition save stain in margin at bottom.