Edouard-Charles Victurnien Colbert (1758 - 1820 )
Also known as the Comte de Maulevrier, Edouard-Charles Victurnien Colbert was a titled French naval officer who visited the United States in the 1790s. Although he spent a good deal of time in Philadelphia, he also traveled throughout much of Pennsylvania and New York and up to Quebec.
Like several other wealthy visitors from abroad, Colbert published a record of his experiences in America. Titled Voyages dans l'Interieur des Etats-Unis au Canada, the book was republished in 1935 by Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore
One of Colbert's watercolors, Trenton-sur-la-Delaware, is owned by the New Jersey Historical Society in Newark. Pa
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