Monday, October 5, 2015

Jules Adolphe Chauvet

[France] (b 1828/d 1906)

The life of Jules Chauvet , author of a remarkable number of drawings is at this date poorly documented... Student of Eugéne Ciceri between the 15 and 18 years of age , he joined the Army , becoming an Officer in the "Chasseurs d'Afrique" (Africa Hunters)...returning to Paris in 1855, he dedicated himself to the drawing..he designed trading cards ,practiced the Lithography and worked also as an illustrator for several French and Belgian Editors being his works sometimes of Erotic nature..He designed many City Landscapes, specially of Paris...


Reunion 1907/1930  "Various Designs" (39,3,3) [Engr (J. Puyplat)][Typo] Sc(60,...,98) [ images credit of Stampworld ]

[Map of Reunion, type K1]

[Port of St. Denis, type L1]

[St. Pierre Harbor, type M]

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