A View of the Palace of Seaux from the top of Diana’s Walk

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A View of the Palace of Seaux from the top of Diana’s Walk
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A View of the Palace of Seaux from the top of Diana’s Walk

London, Robert Sayer, Fleet St. ca. 1770

Engraving

Original hand colouring

220 x 455 mm

£160

These very brightly coloured 'perspective views' were printed for both decorative and educational use. They were intended to be viewed through a device known alternatively as an 'optical diagonal machine' or 'zograscope', which produced a reversed and magnified image with a crude 3D effect