Past exhibition - Port Louis: 4 centuries of fortifications

Immersion in more than 400 years of history

Immersion in more than 400 years of history

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Port Louis: 4 centuries of fortifications

From the first fort built in 1591 to recent fortifications, this exhibition traces, through models, maps and maps, the history of the defense of the harbor of Lorient through different themes such as, evolution cartography, the engineers of the fortifications and the cartographers of the navy, the defense of the harbor, intelligence and espionage ...

For the occasion, two models, including a tactile one, were realized.

Commissioner:

Anne Belaud de Saulce

Catalog - Exhibition - Port Louis: 4 centuries of fortifications

In connection with the temporary exhibition "Port-Louis: 4 centuries of fortifications"
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Port-Louis - Coastal fortifications in modern times: challenges, knowledge & practices

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