Wednesday, 23 July 2008

Musee des plans-reliefs

Website here. Models of fortified towns. This museum looks worth a visit - part of the Invalides. It contains models - mostly in 1/600 scale of fortified towns gathered from across the centuries. The tradition started in 1668 at the behest of Louvois.
Picture; Engineers making a plan relief - Travaux de Mars 1684.

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