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Topographical drawing showing a view of the walled town of Briancon, Hautes Alpes, depicting part of the fortifications and a stone archway

RIBA Ref No RIBA20270
Architect/DesignerVauban, Sebastien le Prestre de (1633-1707)
Artist/PhotographerButler, Arthur Stanley George (1888-1965)
CountryFrance
CityBriancon
Subject Date1925
Image Date1925
ViewTopographical
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePA211/17(46)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectFortifications ; Towns & cities ; Arches ; City walls
NOTES: Briancon's fortifications were designed by Vauban in the 17th century, to defend the region from the Austrians. This drawing was probably executed by Butler between 1947 and 1965.
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