"'vue d'optique'" Vue de la Colomne de SSS Trinite sur la Place dite la Graben a Vienne" France ca. 1790
Hand colored etching on rag paper "Collection des Prospects" French, Engraved in Vienna
Originally from a three dimensional set with mirrors. The text is printed backwards on the top of the print.
Text on the bottom of the page is in German and French.
Condition:staining and glue residue along upper edge of paper, small tears on border
Size: 14 x 21 inches
"veu d'optique" is the term used to describe a three dimensional French viewing box with mirrors. Prints like this would have been used as the backdrop in the box.