Antique town view of Kiakhta, Kyakhta. Printed in Paris in the year 1783.

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Reference 10527



Beautiful view of the city Kyakhta at the Kyakhta River in Russia close to the Mongolian border. From the Atlas Volume of "Histoire physique, morale, civile et politique de la Russie Ancienne" by N. G. Le Clerc. Engraved by Niquet after the original engraving of Mikhail Makhaev. Nicolas Louis De Lespinasse has drawn this reduced version possibly by using a camera obscura.


CartographerNicolas Louis de Lespinasse
Publisher, YearParis, 1783
Plate Size24.3 x 36.5 cm (9.6 x 14.4 inches)
Sheet Size32.0 x 51.3 cm (12.6 x 20.2 inches)
ReferenceR. Cohen 613


Excellent conditions.


Nicolas Louis Lespinasse was born 1734 in Pouilly, France. He served in the military befor he became an artist. He died 1808 in Paris.

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Nicolas Louis de Lespinasse: Kiakta.
Antique town view of Kiakhta, Kyakhta. Printed in Paris in the year 1783.

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