A general consul travelling through Wallachia

FNI

Features

Theme:
  • Rural World
Owner:
MNIR
Type:
  • Engravings
Period:
  • 1800-1849
Material:
  • Paper
Photographer, artist:
Charles Doussault
Date:
1843
Source:
G. Oprescu, Ţările Române văzute de artişti francezi (sec. XVIII-XIX), Editura Cultura Naţională, 1926
Historical Region:
  • Muntenia
File Author:
Oana Ilie

Description

The drawing depicts the voyage through Wallachia of Billecocq (the French consul to Bucharest between 1839 and 1846), the one who supported the publication of the album Moldovalaque, with drawings made by Charles Doussault and Bouquet.

Wooden engraving after a drawing by Ch. Doussault which was first published in the album Moldovalaque.