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This is an original 1841 engraving of the architectural floor plans and elevations of the Palais de Justice and the Bourse in Ghent, Belgium; and several other buildings, drawn by architect J. N. L. Durand. Also referenced in the engraving is the engraver, J. Coune (bottom right corner). Referenced: Palais de Justice a Zwolle en Hollande, par E. L. de Coninck, Chateau de Madrid.
Period Paper is pleased to offer an historically important collection of original elephant folio engravings of architectural masterpieces, both modern and ancient. The drawings in this collection are the work of French architect, Jean-Nicolas Louis Durand (1760-1834). This is a rare collection, and all of the engravings are in very good condition considering their age. Please note that due to the large format of these engravings, they will be shipped rolled in a museum-quality shipping tube.
This 170+ year old Item is rated Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. There is some aging and foxing; and some water staining in the bottom right margin corner of the outer border --please see image.