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Perspective view of New York. c. 1770

Prints called perspective views, or vues d’optique, were created specifically to be viewed with the perspective glass. These prints used dramatic linear perspectives to maximize the sense of depth. The titles mainly were printed backwards so that they could be read when reflected in the mirror. Perspective views mostly depicted foreign landscapes, street views, architectural interiors, and political or historical events.

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Débarquement des Troupes Engloises a Nouvelle Yorck.

€650  ($760.5 / £552.5)
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Item Number:  28217  new
Category:  Antique maps > America > North America

Old, antique perspective view of New York.

Title: Débarquement des Troupes Engloises a Nouvelle Yorck.

Die Anländung der Englischen Trouppen zu Neu Yorck..

Se vend à Augsburg au Negoce comun de L'Academie Imperiale d'Empire des Arts libereaux avec Privilege de Sa Majesté Imperiale et avec Défense ni d'en faire ni de vendre les Copies.

Gravé par François Xav Habermann.

Copper engraving, printed on paper.
Size to plate marks (not including margins, including title and bottom text): 290 x 405mm (11.42 x 15.94 inches).
Verso: Blank.
Condition: Original coloured, backed with paper, excellent.
Condition Rating: A+.

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Prints called perspective views, or vues d’optique, were created specifically to be viewed with the perspective glass. These prints used dramatic linear perspectives to maximize the sense of depth. The titles mainly were printed backwards so that they could be read when reflected in the mirror. Perspective views mostly depicted foreign landscapes, street views, architectural interiors, and political or historical events.