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Jules Frédéric Bouchet Engraved Plates Collection

Identifier: DADA-013

Scope and Contents

Eight engraved plates from Compositions Antiques by Jules Frédéric Bouchet. Included are plates 1-3, 10, 11, 14-16. The title pages and text (14 p.) and eight additional plates are missing.

These plates are from the second edition, published by the author in Paris, 1851.


  • Creation: 1851 - 1851


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in French.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Drawings and Documents Archive, Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Drawings and Documents Archive.

Biographical Note

Jules Frédéric Bouchet (1799-1860) was an architect, designer, and engraver. Aided by the architect Visconti, he was appointed inspector of the reconstruction of France’s Royal Library (1829) and the Court of Cassation (1834). He was then chief inspector of the Tomb of Napoleon (1842-1853) and succeeded Visconti as chief architect of the monument. He also taught at the École Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, as head of graphics work, and produced two treaties for elementary students, drawing and linear perspective.


.3 Cubic Feet (1 OVA box)


The Jules Frédéric Bouchet Engraved Plates are arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

The Jules Frédéric Bouchet Engraved Plates were received by Drawings and Documents Archive as a donation from Jay Richlin on 1980/1/14.


No additions are expected.


“Jules Frédéric Bouchet.”é des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques, 2011. Web. 2011/12/5

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1985/8/29. Finding aid created 1995/7/6 by Andrew R. Seager; revised 2011/12/5 by Carol Street.

Jules Frédéric Bouchet Engraved Plates
Created by Andrew R. Seager; revised by Carol Street.
Created 1995/7/6; revised 2011/12/5
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Repository Details

Part of the Andrew Seager Archives of the Built Environment Repository

Architecture Building, Room 120
Muncie IN 47306 USA
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