Title in Latin, Italian, French and German. Vue d'Optiques were very popular in Europe during the 18th century and were meant to be viewed with a special device called an optique or zograpscope, to give the illusion of perspective. Most images were street scenes of famous European cities.
MAKER Engraver: Georg Balthasar Probst (Augsburg, 1732-1801)
DATE c. 1780
DIMENSIONS Width 20 Depth 5 Height 15.5 in. Sight: Width 17.5 Height 13.25 in.
CONDITION Note: requires cleaning.