Artist / Author / Cartographer:

Delaporte, Louis

Title:

Angkor Wat

Date:

1866

Medium:

lithograph

Size:

35 x 29.5 cm

Description:

Tour Centrale et Cour Superieure d'Angcor Wat. Central tower and upper court of Angkor Wat

 

H. Clerget Lith. d'apres M.L. Delaporte. Lithographed by H. Clerget after a drawing by Louis Delaporte

 

One of the earliest depictions of Angkor Wat  drawn by Louis Delaporte in 1866. It was published as a lithograph in Paris in 1873.

 

Louis Delaporte took part in the 1866-1868 expedition of the Mekong led by Doudart de Lagree, seconded by Francis Garnier. Delaporte was in charge of drawings and the administration of the expedition. He was a French naval officer who also produced charts of Indo-Chine for Depot de la Marine.

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Item Code:

P4731

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