C1755

Carte Des Isles de Papous

Detailed large scale map of present day Irian Jaya.

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S/N: ASI-1755-BELL-386–216825
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Full Title:

Carte Des Isles de Papous

Date:

C1755

Engraver:

Jean Lattre 

Condition:

In good condition, fold as issued.

Technique:

Original copper engraving

Image Size: 

370mm 
x 340mm
AUTHENTICITY
Carte Des Isles de Papous - Antique Print from 1755

Genuine antique
dated:

1755

Description:

Detailed large scale map of present day Irian Jaya.

Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703 - 1772)

Bellin was a French multifaceted hydrographer and geographer had an incredibly successful 50 year career producing maps. His illustrious career started at just 18 years of age when he was appointed Chief Cartographer to the French Navy in 1721. His attention to detail, accuracy and high standard of workmanship resulted in him playing an integral role to France’s leadership in European cartography. In addition to being the Chief Cartographer of France’s hydrographic office, he was also a member of the Académie de Marine, the Royal Society of London, and the Philosophes (French intellectual group).

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