Charles Francois Delamarche
Charles Francois Delamarche (1740 - 1817)France
The Delamarche family of cartographers was the most renowned and prolific producers of globes and armillary spheres in France in the 19th Century. The firm was founded by Charles Francois Delamarche in the late 18th Century, as successor to the Robert de Vaugondy family of map and globe makers to King Louis XVI. Charles Delamarche republished many Robert de Vaugondy maps and globes, and continued production throughout the 19th Century, with Charles Dien and his own son.