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Claude Hilarie-Alphonse Chamouin (Vue Generale - Quai d'Orsay). Collection de Vues de Paris… Paris 1845. SOLD

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"Vue Generale, Prise au Daguerreotype, du Quai d'Orsay"

Lovely Parisian view from the publication titled, “Collection de Vues de Paris Prises au Daguerreotype en Taille Douce (Collection of Views of Paris by Daguerreotype, Line engravings on steel by Jean Baptiste Marie Chamouin). View books that described famous sites were quite popular with those on the “Grand Tour ” through the capitals of Europe. These views provide an invaluable record of architecture and landscape design as well as details of costume and aspects of daily life. Travel books illustrated with engravings described and documented these favorite spots.

Hand tinted steel engraving.
10 ¼ x 13 inches sheet size.
Excellent condition.