antique prints, maps and watercolors

(Paris) Pere La Chaise. Nouvelles Vues de Paris. Paris: Gihaut Freres, ca. 1870 $110.00

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"Cimetiere de Pere La Chaise

A meticulously detailed view from a lovely series depicting many of the most beautiful and famous sites in Paris as they appeared at the end of the 19th century. Skillful artists and lithographers collaborated to create these lovely views 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 including the very 19th century pasttimes of stolling the grounds of beautifully landscaped cemeteries, this one the largest in Paris.

10  x 14 inches, sheet.
Sepia toned lithograph.
Very good condition.