An exquisitely detailed reproduction of
a 1739 Paris map. Featuring some of the most impressive cartography for the
period, this map by Etiene Turgot is perhaps one of the most decorative and
celebrated maps ever made. Every street and building of the pre-Hausmann era
is shown without sacrificing even the most minute details. Not a window,
chimney-piece or turret has been omitted. A truly remarkable technical
achievement that pre-dates the first manned balloon flight and the invention
The project was a massive feat of cartography that
took over five years to complete. Here we present Turgot's Plan de Paris
masterfully reproduced in a 25 sheet art paper portfolio.
Dimensions: 7' 11" x 6' 3"
(94.5" x 74.75")
Shipping Weight: 3 lbs.
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