(Engraving) [L'] Eslevation Generale de L'Aqueduc Royal de Maintenon. [1851].

(Engraving) [L'] Eslevation Generale de L'Aqueduc Royal de Maintenon. Prise dans toute sa Longueur et Hateur. Fond de Maintenon. Artist unknown. Text in French. Aqueduct which was planned in the late 17th c. to bring water to the fountains & gardens of Versailles, but abandoned midway. This steel engraving is 1 of 20 plates in the Catalogue des Planches Gravee Composant les Fonds de la Calcographie [chalk] et dont les Epreuves ses Vendent dans ses etablissement au Musee National du Louvre. Paris: 1851. Printed on heavy rag paper, measuring 17" x 23 1/2": the engraving measures 8" x 17".  Sm (size of a dime) unobtrusive blind stamp in the bottom center Calcographie [chalk] du Louvre, Musée de Francais. Some greyish discoloration to outer portion of the border, else generally Good. Suitable for framing. Will be carefully rolled and shipped via USPS tube.