Beautiful view of the city Twer between Moscow and 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 Niquet after the original engraving of Mikhail Makhaev. Nicolas Louis De Lespinasse has drawn this reduced version possibly by using a camera obscura.
Some minor staining in margin of plate.
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 Ville de Tver.
Antique town view of Kalinin, Tver. Printed in Paris in the year 1783.
Russia - de Lespinasse, Nicolas Louis - Vue de la Ville de Tver