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Brué, Adrien-Hubert

Adrien-Hubert Brué (1786-1832) was a French cartographer. He began his career as a ship's cabin boy, including aboard the Naturaliste which was part of the Baudin expedition (1800-1804) to the South Seas and New Holland (Australia). He rose to be the Geographer of the King and of the Count of Artois. Published Atlas de France (1820-28), Atlas Classique (1830), Atlas Universel (from 1816) which was gradually expanded in collaboration with Charles Picquet, who succeeded him. Brué drew directly onto copper. He gave the maps drawn up by this process the name of enprototype maps. His maps are noted for the purity of the engraving and the accuracy of the information.