The catalog Measure of the island

The Plan terrier of Corsica 1770-1795


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The history of a huge undertaking: the Plan Terrier de la Corse. A strong and original image, a social, economic and geographical inventory of the island launched by the French Monarchy in the last quarter of the 18th century. About thirty surveyors and draftsmen will work during 25 years to give of the newly conquered island a precise and detailed picture in 17 registers, a gigantic map and a hundred drawings.

Editions museum of Corsica (1997)

295 pages

ISBN : 2-909703-01-0

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