Beautiful view of the stock exchange and warehouse of St. Petersburg in Russia. From the Atlas Volume of "Histoire physique, morale, civile et politique de la Russie Ancienne" by N. G. Le Clerc. Engraved by Auvrai after the original engraving of Mikhail Makhaev. Nicolas Louis De Lespinasse has drawn this reduced version possibly by using a camera obscura.
Minor overall browning, small marginal creases
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: Vue de la Bourse et du Magazin des Marchandises en remontant la petite Neva.
Antique town view of Saint Petersburg. Printed in Paris in the year 1783.
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