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titleBallooning. Ballon. Vue Perspective De La Ville De Rodez, Capitale Du Rouergue Prise Du Clocher Des Chartreux. Dedié A Monsign. Seignelay
makerCandieu del. Blanchon sculps.
size33 x 54 cm.
techniqueCopper-Plate Engraving
conditionFine, a well printed view, with good margins all around, lower margin a trifle cut down. Verso blank. Vertical crease at centre, three, unobstrusive, circular thin spots [old mounting]
signatureBeneath the image
descriptionA finely detailed French town with almost at centre in the sky a "Montgolfiére" carrying 2 people. At bottom a description of the balloon ["diameter 52 pieds etc. etc."]
ouvreNot Examined
watermarkLarge indistinct watermark.
price 550
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