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La Russie Européenne | 18th-century Russia map | La Tour 1798



18th century Russia depicted on this authentic antique map. Original copperplate engraving by Louis Brion de la Tour.

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Russia antique map, La Russie Européenne La Tour 1798

Title: La Russie Européenne

Brion de la Tour - Louis Charles Desnos.
Description: Antique map of Russia in Europe from the 18th century.
This exquisite copper engraving by Louis Brion de la Tour shows detailed hand coloring and a decorative title cartouche.

Author: Louis Brion de la Tour, a French geographer and demographer. (1743-1810) His official title was "Geographer Engineer to the King."
His work was done in collaboration with Louis Charles Desnos (circa 1750-1790), bookseller and geographic engineer for globes and spheres of His Majesty Denmark.

Provenance: Atlas Methodique et Elementaire de Geographie et l'Histoire..." Claude Buy de Mornas.

Copper plate approx.: 49 x 30 cm. 19.5 x 12 inches.
Passe partout approx.: 62 x 42.5 cm. 24.5 x 16.5 inches.
Condition: The antique copper engraving is in good overall condition, showing the fine craftsmanship and historical significance.