Antique Optical Print of the French Harbour of Port City Brest

Productnr.: BG-13294-1

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Antique optical print titled 'Vue perspective des Bassins du Port de Brest'. A perspective view of the basins of the port of Brest, France. This is an optical print, also called 'vue optique' or 'vue d'optique', which were made to be viewed through a Zograscope, or other devices of convex lens and mirrors, all of which produced an optical illusion of depth. Published by Basset, circa 1780.

Condition: Good. Original/contemporary hand coloring. Age-related toning. Shows some wear and light creasing. Blank verso. Please study images carefully.

Date: c.1780

Overall size: 50 x 32.5 cm.