Balançoire chinoise  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Balançoire chinoise[1] is the title of a an ornamental print by Jean-Baptiste Pillement. It is similar in style to Raccolta delle cose più notabili veduta dal cavaliere Wilde Scull, e dal sigr: de la Hire nel lor famoso viaggio dalla terra alla Luna [2].

The plate above comes from the wonderful book Les Maîtres ornemanistes.

By the way, it would seem that the 1870s is the first period when serious attention was given to the ornamental print, judging from a tentative bibliography I've made:

The last two books in the list can be seen in full at Archive.org. Follow the links.




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